Patrick Roche is a poet, mental health advocate, and Carly Rae Jepsen enthusiast from New Jersey. Patrick has competed and featured at multiple national and international competitions, recently placing 3rd overall at the 2016 Individual World Poetry Slam. He serves as an ambassador for the JED Foundation, promoting mental and emotional wellness, suicide prevention, and substance abuse awareness. Videos of his work have amassed over 6 million views, and his work has been published or featured in Beech Street Review, Voicemail Poems, Freezeray Press, Button Poetry, SlamFind, UpWorthy, Buzzfeed, and his mom’s fridge.
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