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Having coached students who are now top CEOs, musicians, scientists, and even tech moguls, Youth Success Coach Danny Ruderman’s mission is to show you how to discover your passions and create your own success stories. In the show, Danny interviews young people who have accomplished extraordinary things so that you can learn practical strategies for realizing your dreams. Hear inspiring stories served with a dose of sarcasm to learn how to overcome self-doubt and figure out what you love, think big, and go for it!

Extraordinary U. Danny Ruderman

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Having coached students who are now top CEOs, musicians, scientists, and even tech moguls, Youth Success Coach Danny Ruderman’s mission is to show you how to discover your passions and create your own success stories. In the show, Danny interviews young people who have accomplished extraordinary things so that you can learn practical strategies for realizing your dreams. Hear inspiring stories served with a dose of sarcasm to learn how to overcome self-doubt and figure out what you love, think big, and go for it!

    Austin Locke

    Austin Locke

    In this episode, Danny talks with Austin Locke, 19.
    Austin is a junior at NYU where he studies filmmaking and also works as a stand up comic. Austin got his start in comedy when he was in high school and began performing at 6-12 open mics per week in order to learn the craft. He then started doing comedy shows in his dorms at NYU and now performs regularly in clubs around NY and LA, including Carolines on Broadway and the Laugh Factory. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 40 min
    Geneva Heyward

    Geneva Heyward

    In this episode, Danny talks with Geneva Heyward, 19.
    Geneva is a video game designer who currently attends NYU on a full scholarship. Her games have a vintage, nostalgic design and focus on the environment and inclusivity. Her first big game, Green Hero, went on to win the National STEM Video Game Challenge in 2017. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 45 min
    Ryan Roberts

    Ryan Roberts

    In this episode, Danny talks with Ryan Roberts, 23.
    Ryan is an award-winning oboist and pianist.  He has studied piano since age 5 and played his first concert at age 11. In 2018, Ryan received first prizes at the International Double Reed Society’s Young Artist Competition and the National Society of Arts and Letters’ 2018 Woodwind Competition. Ryan was recently appointed English horn/Oboe of the New York Philharmonic. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 54 min
    Brynn Hochman

    Brynn Hochman

    In this episode, Danny talks with Brynn Hochman, 18.
    Brynn is a senior in high school who has personally delivered over 1000 wheelchairs all over the world, including South Africa, Vietnam, Ecuador, and West Virginia. She then wrote her first children's book, “The Perfect Swish”, about a rabbit in a wheelchair who overcomes his fear of playing basketball, that she funded by running a Kickstarter campaign. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 38 min
    Shree Bose

    Shree Bose

    In this episode, Danny talks with Shree Bose, 25.
    Shree is an innovator, scientist, cancer researcher, public speaker, and an advocate for women in STEM. She was the grand prize winner of the inaugural Google Science Fair in 2011 and has spoken at TED several times and met with President Obama and Bill Nye, among others. She graduated Harvard in 2016 and is currently studying a dual PhD/MD program at Duke University School of Medicine. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

    • 53 min
    Introducing Extraordinary U.

    Introducing Extraordinary U.

    Welcome to Extraordinary U.—the only podcast for teens and young adults designed to show you how to discover your passions and create your own success stories. America's top youth success coach and host Danny Ruderman has helped 1000s of teens find what they love and become incredibly successful in music, technology, business, and the arts. Tune in weekly to hear Danny interview young people who have accomplished extraordinary things so that you can learn how to think big, and go for it! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Customer Reviews

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So helpful!

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This is an incredible podcast that everyone needs to listen to. Danny does a great job of bringing in such inspiring stories while cracking jokes throughout each episode to make it fun and easy to listen to. I would definitely recommend this!

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