Nathan Townsend, Atlanta, GA

Nathan Townsend, Atlanta, GA

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Nathan Townsend, Atlanta, GA

Nathan Townsend is a singer, songwriter, producer, motivational speaker, international trainer and presenter, professor, writer, social advocate, philanthropist, creative director, fashion designer and consultant, and world-renowned emcee. However, out of all the titles that pose as preludes to his name, the one that matters the most is Social Advocate.

Nathan is most passionate about his ever-widening work for HIV Awareness. His primary desire is to help others renew, recover, and rebuild. “I’ve lived. I’ve cried. I’ve fallen. I’ve climbed. I’ve recovered. I’ve survived.” Nathan is most dedicated to helping others achieve greatness—even during life’s searing circumstances.

Born and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Nathan has been a creative canvas for positive change for several decades. After being diagnosed with HIV in 1984, he immediately embraced an inspiring and life-changing journey to educate, uplift, and inspire those who share his same diagnosis. His commitment to educate, empower, and elevate are the themes of his mentoring, teaching, and advocacy. Whether for human services or educational institutions, Nathan spreads positive strategies concerning a growing epidemic. In His workshops and intimate sharing, he unveils challenges that encircle HIV diagnoses, such as denial, anger, and helplessness.

Since 2007, Nathan has been a State Certified HIV Presenter; he understands the importance of emotional wellness while trying to conquer diagnoses. In his inspiring lectures, Nathan unveils coping tips that help others discover their ability to maintain emotional, physical, and behavioral health.