He was speaking to a classroom of high school students in Manhattan. The theme was "Find Your Passion" follow it, work hard, and find a career in fine arts and design. It fits the story of Welburn's life.
He was there to tell students about the many openings in automotive design, drawing attention to opportunities that stretch beyond the predictable. These automotive design positions could include digital animation, sculpting (both by hand and on the computer), textiles, color trim, and video.