David Shai Ventura is an energetic, multi-talented musical artist, YouTube creator, and TV series personality bringing people together through his music and media. He communicates using Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and navigates communication through typing on his iPad. David has been passionate about music all his life and started learning the technical skills as a student at Jazz Hands in 2019.
He loves to sing, play the drums and piano, and has written his own original songs. David is currently wrapping up Season 2 of ”What The Heck Is That with David Shai Ventura”, where he is the show creator/writer and host. The first season of the show focused on arts and entertainment, and the second season’s focus has been world health, public activism, and humanitarian consciousness.
David developed his deep appreciation of Judaism at Valley Beth Shalom “Our Space Art Program” where he experienced a sense of belonging and sense of community. David attends Camp Chesed summer camp where he gets to connect with friends and a wonderful group of volunteers – headed by the amazing Jacques Hay. David had the honor of becoming a Bar Mitzvah in 2017 at the age of 27, which made him feel closer to Judaism and know that anything is possible at any age.