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Trent Roberts

Author, Personal Development/Welfare, Storyteller/Performer

Trent is an energetic and passionate speaker who loves to excite, educate and engage kids of all ages.

Where were you born?

Melbourne, Australia

What other jobs have you had?

So many! Here’s a few… Ballkid at the Australian Open. English Tutor. Footwear Salesperson at Rebel Sport. Paralegal. Content/Writer for Mindatlas (An Education/Training Website). Researcher for My New Best Friend, a reality TV series. And loads and loads of different TV gigs.

What themes are recurring in your work?

Fun mixed with meaning and heart.

What have been the highlights of your career?

Speaking at my kids’ school and them finally thinking I’m cool. For a day anyway.

Where have your works been published?

My TV scripts have been screened on all the major networks. I have had short films screened all over the world, including Tribeca Film festival.

My picture book was published by Scholastic.

My middle grade fiction book is about to be published by Pan Macmillan.

What are you passionate about?

Fun. Kids mental health. Helping kids that hate reading to start reading.

Haven’t I seen you before?

If you were watching the 1989 tennis match between Mikael Pernfors and Goran Ivanišević, I was the ballboy in the top right corner.

Anything else you’d like to share with us?

Can’t wait to join forces!

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