Shawn Elliot Russell, Author at OC87 Recovery Diaries

Author: Shawn Elliot Russell

Shawn Elliot Russell is a positive hip hop artist, writer, and motivational speaker. A graduate of Full Sail University, he went on to work in various recording studios and released 6 albums as an independent artist. Shawn’s mental health struggles led to the writing and self-publishing of Be Still, Little Tree, Be Still a children’s book about overcoming fear using mindfulness. Currently, he co-hosts the Mindful Movie Series in McAllen, Texas and he hosts workshops and presentations of Be Still, Little Tree in schools in the Rio Grande Valley area. To learn more about his book, you can visit To hear his music, you can visit He may be contacted at or through Facebook and Instagram: @shawnelliot