rebelling against low expectations

AuthorNathan Clarkson

is an TV and film actor, bestselling author, indie filmmaker, and a lover of stories. He is an armchair philosopher on the podcast The Overthinkers. Even though he had OCD, ODD, ADHD, and other learning disabilities, Nathan was able to turn his “disorders” into “superpowers.” He lives between the streets of New York City and the wilds of Colorado. You can find him on his website:

Created to Be Kings: A Call to Biblical Manhood


I remember spending countless hours in my backyard as a young boy, imagining myself as a brave knight conquering foes, rescuing damsels in distress, and saving the day. A stick I had carved with my pocketknife served as my sword and my gray sweatshirt with the hood pulled up was my armor. And while I’m sure it was a funny sight to behold — a nine-year-old swinging a stick wildly through the air —...

I Am “Different” (And That’s My Greatest Strength)


I’m different. This is something I have known for as long as I can remember. You see, I was the kid who just couldn’t sit still and focus. My fingers were always tapping on something while my mind changed thoughts like channels. I was the kid who just couldn’t shut-up; my constant refrain of “why?” often led to getting in trouble and sometimes yelled at by teachers. I was the kid who would wear...

rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectations—a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More →