After graduating college, Greg became a teacher. Two months into his career, he witnessed a moment of conflict at a restaurant. In response, he started The Brunch Bunch Mentoring Program. More than 700 students & adults participated in the program. After the first 70 weeks, Greg expanded his efforts & founded The 11-10-02 Foundation. The volunteer-run organization has funded scholarships & grants in all 50 states. Driven by his bonds with his childhood dog & his grandmother, he also has devoted time & resources to support animals & older adults. For his volunteer & philanthropic efforts, he was named one of America's Daily Points of Light and received the Jefferson Award for Public Service. He was honored at Princeton University as 'one of America's top social entrepreneurs under 40'. In 2013, he was one of the Aspen Ideas Festival Scholars. He has served as Scholar-in-Residence &/or guest speaker/lecturer for events, schools, companies, camps & conferences in different countries. He is co-author of five books & workbooks. The Silhouette Man was honored in Canada as a book that celebrates the wisdom of seniors. The student edition (The First Thirty) was NSDLC Multicultural Relations Book of the Year. He has done readings of his illustrated book, The Milkshake Man, around the USA. His visual art has gone on exhibit at events in different nations. His other personal interests include reading, travel, farms & athletics. He has been featured by media like The Washington Post, Good Morning America, NonProfit Times, Education Week, USA Triathlon and USA Today. He has worked for the media as well -- writing columns & articles for publications around North America. Click here to read about Greg's pandemic experience.