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High School/ Racism / Pandemic

High School/ Racism / Pandemic

A 14 year old shares her experience getting ready to start High School in the midst of the pandemic. She also shares her views on the Black Lives Matter Movement.

A 14-year-old shares her experience getting ready to start High School in the midst of the pandemic. She also shares her views on the Black Lives Matter Movement.

15 year old Overcoming Pandemic with Family

15 year old Overcoming Pandemic with Family

Listen as this teenager discusses his relationship with the most important person in his life, his mother. Also, Dr. RJ coaches him on how to strengthen his relationship with his mom.

Listen as this teenager discusses his relationship with the most important person in his life, his mother. Also, Dr. RJ coaches him on how to strengthen his relationship with his mom.

Starting High School At Home

Starting High School At Home

Listen as this teenager shares his experiences with starting high school without the ability to make new friends. Also, Dr. RJ coaches him on how decrease his anxiety on the pressures of high school academics.

Listen as this teenager shares his experiences with starting high school without the ability to make new friends. Also, Dr. RJ coaches him on how decrease his anxiety on the pressures of high school academics.

I’m Black And My Parents Are White

I’m Black And My Parents Are White

Listen as this 14-year-old shares his experiences being a black male with white parents. Make sure you listen to the end. Dr. RJ coaches him on dating.

Listen as this 14-year-old shares his experiences being a black male with white parents. Make sure you listen to the end. Dr. RJ coaches him on dating.

Q&A with Dr. RJ

Q&A with Dr. RJ

Dr. RJ answers questions from parents in his Facebook Group, A Teen’s Perspective. You may join at the following link: www.facebook.com/groups/ateensperspective/

Dr. RJ answers questions from parents in his Facebook Group, A Teen’s Perspective. You may join at the following link: www.facebook.com/groups/ateensperspective/

Group coaching session with Dr. RJ Part 2

Group coaching session with Dr. RJ Part 2

In this episode, Dr. RJ shares another one of his group coaching sessions. In this coaching session, one teenager shares her frustration about arguing with her parents often.

In this episode, Dr. RJ shares another one of his group coaching sessions. In this coaching session, one teenager shares her frustration about arguing with her parents often.

Group coaching session with Dr. RJ

Group coaching session with Dr. RJ

In this episode, Dr. RJ shares one of his group coaching sessions. In this session, they discuss how certain emotions such as anger, can hinder their success while other emotions will help them reach their goals.

In this episode, Dr. RJ shares one of his group coaching sessions. In this session, they discuss how certain emotions such as anger, can hinder their success while other emotions will help them reach their goals.

Greg Brown III

Greg Brown III

Listen as the #8 basketball player in the nation shares his experiences going from a tall and skinny mediocre player nicknamed “Bambi” to becoming one of the top players in the world.

Listen as the #8 basketball player in the nation shares his experiences going from a tall and skinny mediocre player nicknamed “Bambi” to becoming one of the top players in the world.

Academics vs High School Dance

Academics vs High School Dance

Listen as two friends discuss the challenges with following their passion while keeping up with schoolwork. www.ateensperspectivepodcast.com

Listen as two friends discuss the challenges with following their passion while keeping up with schoolwork.

Growing up without a father

Growing up without a father

Listen as Super Woman shares her experience growing up without her father in her life. You will hear how difficult it was for her in kindergarten, but you will also discover the one thing that helped her eventually find peace. www.ateensperspectivepodcast.com

Listen as Super Woman shares her experience growing up without her father in her life. You will hear how difficult it was for her in kindergarten, but you will also discover the one thing that helped her eventually find peace.

I’m 14 Years Old and My Mother’s Addicted to Drugs

I’m 14 Years Old and My Mother’s Addicted to Drugs

Our guest shares her story about growing up without her father, and having a mother who is addicted to drugs. Discover how she continues to overcome her family’s dysfunction. www.ateensperspectivepodcast.com

Our guest shares her story about growing up without her father, and having a mother who is addicted to drugs. Discover how she continues to overcome her family’s dysfunction.

Flying Invisible Man – 14-Year-Old High Schooler

14 Year Old high Male- Height Challenges/Friends/Soccer

Listen, as this freshman in high school overcame the disadvantage of being short when playing his favorite sport.

In this episode of A Teen’s Perspective, host Dr. RJ Jackson is helping parents see the future. In this episode, Dr. RJ interviews a 14-year-old high school freshman, Flying Invisible Man. To start off, RJ asks Flying Invisible Man about his upbringing. Flying Invisible Man says that he had a
good and relatively non-eventful childhood. (more…)

17 Year Old Female: Mother-Daughter Relationship/Cheerleading/Friends

17 Year Old Female: Mother-Daughter Relationship/ Cheerleading/ Friends

This 17 year old female shares her experience with teenage life and a difficult situation with her best friend.

In this episode of A Teen’s Perspective, host Dr. RJ Jackson is helping parents see the future. In this episode, Dr. RJ interviews a 17-year-old high school senior, Time Jumper .

The conversation begins with RJ talking to Time Jumper about her family background. She has a mom, dad and a younger sister who is a sophomore in high school. She describes her upbringing in Iowa as very positive and happy. (more…)

18-Year-Old Male: College/Disability/Private School

18 Year Old Male: College / Disability / Private School

Listen when Elijah shares how he discovered a disability in his first year of college

In this episode of A Teen’s Perspective, host Dr. RJ Jackson welcomes Elijah, an 18-year-old math major at UT. Elijah begins the conversation by describing his rather unconventional upbringing. His mom raised him on her own for the first five years of his life, and when she got pregnant with his sister, his mom and dad finally got married. Elijah remembers, at the age of five, his parents (more…)

Episode Title: 16 Year Old Male: Money/Siblings/Careers

16 Year Old Male: Money/Siblings/Careers

This high schooler shares his perspective about parenting, education, and success. Also listen as he gives a peak in to his internal struggle between pursing a path for financial gain vs a path of fun and excitement.

In this episode, Dr. RJ interviews a 16-year-old high school Junior, Alex. To start off, RJ speaks to Alex about his family background. Alex admits to having a spoiled upbringing. He grew up in an upper-middle class family and describes knowing that his family was very well off growing up, (more…)

Episode Title: 14 Year Old Female: Dating/ Dance Tryouts/ Academics

14 Year Old Female: Dating/ Dance Tryouts/ Academics

Listen, as this freshman in high school shares her experience trying out for one of the top dance teams in the nation.

In this episode of A Teen’s Perspective, host Dr. RJ Jackson helping parents see the future. In this episode, Dr. RJ interviewed a 14-year-old high school sophomore, Lady Legasus. They discuss pressure that teens face in dating, athletics, academics and more. (more…)

Episode Title: 18-Year-Old Male: Homeschool / Major Surgery / Bullying

18 Year Old Male: Major Surgery/Homeschool/ Conflict with Father

Listen to Frank share his scary experience after he discovered he literally had a hole in his heart

In this episode of A Teen’s Perspective, host Dr. RJ Jackson interviews Frank, an 18-year-old male. Frank recently graduated from high school and is now a camera salesman and photographer. Together they discuss Frank’s upbringing, his traumatic surgery in his childhood, being bullied in middle school, and his unconventional career path after graduating high school. (more…)

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