Brandon Loran Maxwell is a Mexican American writer, speaker, prize winning essayist, and founder of He is also the host of The Lowrider Samurai Podcast. His writings and commentary have appeared at The HillSalon, Townhall, The Washington Examiner, The Oregonian, The Foundation For Economic Education, and Latino Rebels Radio, among others. He regularly speaks on a variety of social topics, and has been profiled by numerous outlets, including The Oregonian and The Blaze. His personal essay “Notes From An American Prisoner” was awarded a Writer’s Digest prize in 2014, and his one-act play “Petal By Petal” about drug and alcohol addiction was performed at The Little Theater in 2009. In addition, Brandon has fronted various punk rock and hip hop groups, and is a frequent columnist at the hip hop publication Street Motivation Magazine in Los Angeles. He holds a B.S. in political science and resides on the West Coast.

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