Spencer Smith

TBI Survivor, Co-Founder, and Vice-President of Smith Brain Connections

Spencer is currently a PhD student in Education at The Ohio State University. Spencer graduated with a Master of Arts in English with a concentration in rhetoric and composition from Ohio University. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College as well as minors in Philosophy and Psychology. 


In 2013, he graduated summa cum laude. During his undergraduate studies, Spencer studied abroad in Milan, Italy where he studied at the University of Milan. Spencer is a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. He began his teaching career in Detroit as a high school teacher as part of Teach for America. As he learns how to write and tell his story, he helps students write theirs. 


He knows his recovery would not have been possible without the support of his parents and his brother. Spencer’s interest in education and how to connect people with the tools they need has become the foundation for our non-profit.

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