J Grange is a British Musician, Songwriter, International Public Speaker and Neurodiversity/ Disability advocate born in East London.
After facing many mental health challenges during his time in education, a lack of support, being permanently excluded from schools, going to court and being diagnosed with ADHD, J finally found his passions.
J’s second-ever song release received great traction on YouTube via Link Up TV racking up an impressive amount of streams. J’s appearances include BBC Radio, other Radio stations including KISS Fresh, BBC National and Local news, the BBC website, Channel 5 News, GB News and a number of online magazines and news outlets.
J is more than just a musician. He is also a respected international public speaker and neurodiversity advocate who goes into PRUs, schools and colleges such as Kings College London to speak to students and staff and is an ambassador for numerous organisations & charities including the ADHD Foundation, UK Youth and the Prince’s Trust.
Below is a Channel 5 programme where J discusses his life and living with ADHD
He has also spoken for the United Nations, Live at the Bournemouth International Centre to over 1,000 people and regularly speaks to a wide range of businesses, charities and corporates including JCDecaux, Action For Children, Johnson Matthey, National Gas and News International about creating equality for those 1 in 5 who are neurodivergent.
In June 2022 J featured across 300+ Clear Channel digital billboards across the UK to celebrate being neurodivergent. He also released We Will Rise featuring the London Community Gospel Choir as the official anthem for the ADHD foundation Neurodiversity Umbrella Project
Living as a Neurodivergent person – Using my lived experience to create a better living experience.
Neurodiversity in the workplace – Employing and supporting the ND community
How Businesses can benefit from a better understanding of neurodiversity – What is it, how can you change and improve and what’s in it for you?
Neurodiversity in Education – Let’s stop wasting talent – A strength-based approach
Difference is Strength – Why society needs to embrace different minds
Diversity & Inclusion Talks
J is a very positive role model and having worked with him before I can confirm that he is very passionate about inclusion of neurodiversity. He is an inspiring speaker using a mixture of his lived experiences as well as facts and figures so he appeals to a wide range of people. J is also extremely empathetic meaning that people open up to him and share their own lived experiences and I highlight recommend him as an expert speaker on the topic
J spoke to my team with such passion . You can tell why he is such a respected speaker. He is so passionate about what he does and you can tell how genuine he is. J uses his past experiences to make life better for others
I attend an event where J was speaking. J captivated me and the audience with what he was saying . His journey brought a tear to my eye, I couldn’t imagine what it must’ve been like for him . It’s such an achievement how he has turned his life around