Character Development. One Episode at a time.

HARBOR EPISODES

The Harbor, featuring Mike Smith and guests, facilitates the teaching of character development in classrooms by showcasing tangible life lessons through a school year's worth of episodes with rich, raw and engaging video content. Designed for the classroom, Renaissance members have access to a downloadable critical thinking discussion guide to foster student-led discussions for each episode

All six seasons and 160 episodes are listed below, with most recent episodes at the top. Use the "Browse by Keyword" link below to see topics covered and filter episodes by topic.

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Season 5

EPISODE 10: Courage

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – When we hear the word “courage”, we tend to think of brave or heroic feats like jumping out of an airplane or saving someone else’s life. But when Mike spoke with Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient Leroy Petry about the meaning of courage, he learned that heroes are all around us, putting other people first for the right reasons — not for recognition.

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Season 4
EPISODE 09: DARIUS GLOVER

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Darius Glover was in a motocross accident that left him paralyzed when he was 15. As soon as he got out of […]

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Season 4
EPISODE 08: TREVOR JACOB

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Trevor Jacob is a multi-talented action sports athlete, entrepreneur, and Olympian. On this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike talks with Trevor about […]

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Season 3
EPISODE 7: BULLYING

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – We’ve all had experiences with bullying. In this episode of The Harbor by Jostens, Mike and students from across the country recount how […]

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Season 2
EPISODE 9: FEAR

COPYRIGHT JOSTENS 2020 – Mike emphasizes the importance of overcoming fear in order to fully pursue a passion.

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