• Kelli Vanzego

Top 10 Influencer/Entrepreneur- Zee' Tidwell the "Neighborhood Hero".

Will Zee' Tidwell has always been a man of many hats and talents and juggling between his poetry/writing, speaking, passion for his community, and all-around entrepreneurial spirit.

Influencer/Entrepreneur Will Zee' Tidwell

Will “Zee” Tidwell or often referred to as the “Neighborhood Hero” was originally born and raised in Little Rock, Arkansas to Willie & Barbara Tidwell. Due to his relentless entrepreneurial spirit Tidwell was able to birth the community relations and outreach organization SpeakUPZee, LLC. in the year of 2013-2014. This platform was created with the goal of using the power of motivational/educational speaking, a wide variety of professional services and products, and community programs and initiatives to provide inspiration, support, and resources for students, young professionals, organizations, the less fortunate, and any human being within our reach.

Tidwell uses this platform to serve as both a beacon of light and a resource for those within his community and anyone he comes into contact with and as a result of those efforts Zee and his amazing team have been able to serve well over 15,000 individuals with their community and entrepreneurial efforts.

2019 Arkansas Man of the Year

This amazing record led to Tidwell being named 2019 Arkansas Man of the Year and 2019 Community Activist of the Year.

2019 Community Activist of the Year

Love.

SpeakUPZee, LLC. accepts all people exactly the way they are, for who they are, and will never try to change who you are but make you a better version of who you are.

Community.

We as a people have a much better chance of success and achieving our goals when we have ones who are willing to support us and pick us up in those times when we fall. We are so much stronger when we come together.

Partnership.

We have to adopt the mindset that we not only stronger when we come together, but that when we come together the goal is to offer value and reciprocate the value we have been offered.

Change.

The only way we can do these things is by building a community, embracing partnerships/togetherness, embracing our creativity, and most importantly doing it with love. And, when we live by these values then our community, clients, and ones around us have no choice but to change for the better.

Will is also a content creator on Tik Tok (@neighborhoodhero96) and Zee’ Speaks Podcast on YouTube (Will Tidwell).

The more connected people feel with someone, the more likely they are to trust that person and as an influencer Will Zee' Tidwell has the power to easily create connections with his audience by generating trust in the people who follow him. He speaks passion and talks about real life situations and everyday 'never give up' motivation. Therefore, as an influencer he has introduced his business's on his profile. Will engages his followers will be much more open to hearing the benefits self love and making a difference in your community.

“Providing the proper resources, education, & motivation for our youth & leaders & teaching others to do the same.” - Will Zee’ Tidwell

SpeakUPZee, LLC. Community

It’s not hard work. It’s heart work.- WZT

This organization was created with the goal to combat the many societal issues our cities, states, overall country, and the world deal with on a daily basis. The only difference, we did not want to be tied down to the many restraints that come with non-profit, but some of our greatest partnerships are formed with the great non-profits. This team creates a number of unique community events, initiatives, programs, and platforms to fight the most tenacious social issues we deal with today. Issues such as homelessness, youth mentorship and the lack thereof, and mental health.

SpeakUPSpeakOUT Summer Youth Mentoring Program

SpeakUPSpeakOUT is our youth mentoring program that has been established since the year 2016 taking students from all walks of life and sharpening their life and leadership skills through the power of entrepreneurship and various forms of art such as poetry, speaking, creative writing, and more.


Zee's Detailing

Zee’s Detailing is one of the newly developed apprenticeship programs where we hire young men and women primarily of color and ensure they have employment, resources, and also learn valuable life skills and strengthen their entrepreneurship spirit. The goal here is to help our clients’ vehicle reach their full potential while also surrounding our youth with caring mentors to ensure they do the same.

Operation Save Our City

Operation Save Our City: this is one of our more recent initiatives in partnership with Geyer Springs United Methodist Church here in our hometown of Little Rock, Arkansas. This a mobile contactless food pantry where we serve on average 200+ plus families each week to ensure no family or person goes hungry or without especially during these unsure times.

Warming Up The Rock

Operation Save Our City: this is one of our more recent initiatives in partnership with Geyer Springs United Methodist Church here in our hometown of Little Rock, Arkansas. This a mobile contactless food pantry where we serve on average 200+ plus families each week to ensure no family or person goes hungry or without especially during these unsure times.

Please check out https://www.speakupzee.com/ for Will Zee' Tidwell more complete bio, prayers, motivation quotes, short stories, entrepreneurial advise and business tools and content creation. Also book Will Tidwell to speak at your event or school calendar and resources on website.


Let’s Make a Difference.


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