Theo EJ Wilson

Theo Wilson is a founding member of the Denver Slam Nuba team, winners of the National Poetry Slam, the world’s largest Slam Poetry event. He began his speaking career in the N.A.A.C.P. at the age of 15, and has always had a passion for social justice.  He attended Florida A&M University, where he obtained his B.A. in Theater Performance.  Theo returned to Denver and was the Executive Director of Shop Talk Live, inc from 2015 to 2023.  The organization uses the barber shop as a staging ground for community dialogue and healing.  After viral video success beginning in 2015, Theo grew his social media following to well over 120,000 people.  Due to audience demand, he published his first book in 2017, “The Law of Action.”  It can be found on, or his website, In 2017, his TED Talk entitled, “A Black Man Goes Undercover in the Alt Right,” was seen world wide, amassing a total of over 18 million views.

Theo is the host of The History Channel’s series, “I Was There.”  He has been featured on Good Morning America, BuzzFeed, CNN, Good Day Canada, and TV One.