Hannah Curlee Young is half the woman she used to be – or 48.39% of her former self, to be exact! Curlee and her sister Olivia Ward were the top two finishers on Season 11 of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” reality show.
By the show’s end, Curlee had dropped from 248 pounds to 128, a 120-pound loss. For viewers, the transformation was startling. For Hannah, it was life altering!
The Houston native was high school homecoming queen and accomplished athlete before an accident at age 20 resulted in spinal surgery and the beginning of life on the sidelines. Twelve years and over 100 pounds later,… .Read More
Students love his smile, caring attitude and profound speeches! He has been known to also break out into a poem (spoken word) or positive rap song that he has written just for the students! At a certain point in his life, Austin made the critical decision to change his life. He recently moved halfway across the country to Houston, Texas. Austin speaks and inspires students with creative motivational speeches…. Read More
Feel the intensity when Keith Davis walks into the room. If the kids have decided, “it’s just another assembly,” their minds are quickly changed. Keith has the “POWER” to change the atmosphere and environment of the entire student body. A former NFL linebacker, Rose Bowl champion and USC graduate, Keith Davis overcame tremendous family obstacles and reading difficulties to obtain a degree in business finance. Keith is a man of character and commitment who truly lives by the principles that he shares…. Read More
In 2006, Morgan was crowned Miss Oklahoma Teen USA and in 2010, she won the title of Miss Oklahoma USA. After Miss USA, Morgan continued working for modeling agencies across the United States and around the world and later, Morgan completed her undergraduate degree, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication, with an emphasis in Sports Media. After graduation, Morgan married Brian, and they moved to the United Kingdom to serve on the mission field for two years. Together they aided their local community in many different facets, mentoring inside and outside of schools…. Read More
Melvin Adams is a Former Harlem Globetrotter whose passion is to change the total teenage culture in America and he has spoken to over 4 million kids worldwide. Whether the subject is making wise choices as a youth or learning how to be an exceptional parent, you will find Melvin persuasive, as it seems that all that he comes in contact with in life becomes successful…. Read More
Shamiel Gary is living his dream as a professional football player in the NFL. But the road to success wasn’t easy. Shamiel received his only football scholarship after the state championship to attend the University of Wyoming. After graduation, Shamiel entered the NFL as a free agent, signing with the New England Patriots in 2014. After separating his shoulder, he found out that his mother’s cancer returned. Shamiel is traveling to schools across the nation, using his time to intentionally pour into students as a motivational speaker, to inspire the world to overcome life’s many adversities and realize their dreams are meant to empower others…. Read More
Jonathan Medina was not only an outstanding football player, but he was also an All-State basketball player in the big state of Texas. He graduated with a 3.9 grade point average. This was a tremendous accomplishment considering his mother was incarcerated, and he was raised by his migrant working grandparents, who only had a third grade education. He will speak about success and how to succeed in life, despite being an underdog…. Read More
Sarah created GirlTalk Network, centered around women supporting each other and empowering them to feel safe and supported. With a bachelors in psychology and a masters in family therapy, Sarah promotes positive self-esteem and connects women worldwide. She travels nationally and internationally to speak to women, helping them create a life that lights them and their communities up…. Read More
Dr. Anitra Shelton-Quinn is a global keynote speaker and an award-winning school psychologist, with noted expertise in school-based mental health, who uses her social science insight to provide the best in Professional Development Training, Consulting, Leadership Development and Keynote Presentations to take schools, organizations, businesses, institutions, and individuals to the next level….Read More
Experience the incredible life story of Marc Mero, former WCW and WWE wrestling champion. Marc speaks candidly about his rise to fame and fortune, while continuing to make choices that negatively impacted his life and career. Marc’s message of tragedy and triumph will inspire and encourage you to examine your own life, cherish your relationships, set goals, dream big and discover your unique purpose.
Marc Mero empowers students to make positive choices and has presented the popular “Choices” production at more than 1300 schools worldwide to more than half-a-million people. Serious issues such as bullying, peer pressure, substance abuse and suicide are presented in a way that touches listeners…. Read More
America’s Got Talent, Bruce and Diane and their family of 12 children have been in over 35 countries, using their “Spin-tacular” Basketball Show to entertain and share a message of hope to this generation! Bruce and Diane travel with their 12 children, and the “Spin-tacular Basketball Show” takes on a new dimension. It is an inspirational and challenging program that will inspire audiences of all ages…. Read More
Cheyanne was born and raised in Humble, Texas by two parents, until the age of seven. In that seventh year, her parents got a divorce and she moved very frequently from one parent’s house to the other. She became the person in the middle, and this started her internal struggles. She felt lonely, isolated, hopeless and rejected. Although she had a purpose and destiny in her life, she did not feel it, and became very depressed.
Cheyanne’s mom was suicidal and she had to watch, hear, and live
with the fear and stress that is brought on from this trauma. Through her life she has also attempted suicide. The second time she was planning on committing suicide…….Read More
Dominic was recruited across the nation by over 15 top division one major college powerhouse football programs. He chose to play at the University of Houston and is presently a free agent in the NFL right now, pursuing his first NFL contract. He is the first person in his family to graduate with a college degree and is a man of intense determination and unyielding perseverance…. Read More
DJ Overflow is a one man show and can bring profound information to steer students in the right direction. He is a lover of music & something much bigger than life itself! In all of his platforms, he is consistent on making sure that love & truth are heard. His testimony allows the message of life to reach all people in walks of life. What sets DJ Overflow apart from other artists in the genre is his ability to reach multi-aged groups and cultures…. Read More
Leadership is a do-or-die way of life. If you want to discover, develop and duplicate leaders within your organization, Bob Goshen is the former U.S. spy turned international leadership speaker to help your company grow and prosper as a whole. Bob offers information-rich, high-energy presentations, coaching and workshops…. Read More
Through his dynamic, upbeat and exhilarating interactive training sessions, seminars and workshops, former NFL footballer, Shawn Harper will give you the essential tools and resources to transport you from the “ordinary” to a life filled with outrageous success and happiness. Shawn motivates and encourages his audiences to action in his trademark series of live events and workshops designed to enhance personal, professional and business development. He is regarded as one of the top up and coming motivational/inspirational speakers in the country. Shawn uses wit, humor, feats of strength, and his NFL experiences to draw and captivate his audience…. Read More
Manny Golden is the Hip-Hop chihuahua from the south. His goal is to teach children very important life lessons that they will need to have positive, productive lives in this world.
Manny is very well traveled and now he is bringing a wealth of information back to the communities. Children are his #1 priority for this initiative because…Read More
A speaker, writer, pop singer, actress, stylist, and founder of The D.O.P.E. Movement (Driven On Positive Energy) Artist Outreach Program, as well as owner of her own Online Store, Rose definitely fits the bill of her line name “Renaissance.” Cole Rose has won a host of awards including the 2014 Best Female Artist of the year for The Holy Hip Hop for Hunger Awards and also in 2015…. Read More
All eyes were trained on Tanya Crevier, the best woman basketball handler, as she spun the orbs in a way that would make the Harlem Globetrotters dizzy. The former Women’s Professional Basketball League player has traveled to more than 30 countries to perform and share a message of hope to people of all ages through her Spintacular Basketball Show…. Read More
Transform your school with a person who is making huge strides in bringing impact for many issues common to students. Mike Rosas connects with students and they LISTEN to him! He provides insight into the problems that teens face, but also teaches the students who are not problematic the things they should be doing to succeed…. Read More
Doug holds a Ph.D. in leadership and human development from Logos University, along with a pastoral certificate in practical ministry from Regent University. He is recognized for his contributions in both secular and sacred arenas. He has served with the Houston area Council on Gangs and as a Community Relations Consultant for Houston Police Department’s Community Outreach Division and currently serves on HPD’s Youth Police Advisory Council…. Read More
Hollis Conway has been one of the world’s most dominating athletes. He is the president of Overcoming Obstacles, Inc., a non-profit motivational speaking company. Hollis has authored two books: YES I CAN and GRASSHOPPER. Since he retired from jumping in 2001, Hollis has taken the same drive, dedication, and determination that he used to become the number one jumper in the world, and transferred those skills to the world of motivational speaking. From school assemblies to corporate meetings to all kinds of church events, Hollis is truly inspiring a generation…. Read More
Zeeda’s magnetic personality has the ability to captivate the attention of people of all ages, and from all walks of of life! She has been through rough times in life; pregnant twice by the age of 21, incarcerated, and eventually attempting suicide. Zeeda has broken through though, and has chosen a path that has led her to a mentally healthier life. She has been coined the Power Speaker for the NEXT and NOW generation…. Read More
Sara Davis was one of the top high school sprinters in the state of California. Her training on the track led her into the health and fitness industry after college. Sara is both a domestic and international speaker. With a degree in English, Sara has a unique method of articulating her life experiences as a teacher, fitness professional, coach, world traveler and mother. She is a woman who embraces adventure. In every message, she motivates and inspires her audience to live life with by maximizing each moment…. Read More
From farm girl to film student, Tina challenges adults and teens to live counter-culturally to what the media claims is “harmless entertainment.” Tina encourages the youth to “think outside the box.”She worked on Hollywood sets and describes her nine years of Hollywood experience as being a fly on the wall…. Read More
From Dubai to Dublin, from Coca Cola to the Make a Wish Foundation, Ruben has inspired and motivated audiences around the world. As a Three-Time Olympian and a national luge champion, peak-performance expert Ruben Gonzalez knows how to achieve success again and again. A master storyteller, Ruben uses his Olympic experiences to inspire audiences to think differently, live life with passion and have the courage to take the necessary steps toward their goals – to push beyond self-imposed limitations and to produce better results…. Read More
John Egan is the former Coach of Houston’s NBA team, the Houston Rockets. He was Captain of his High School team, Weaver High School in Hartford, Connecticut. His team won the Connecticut State Chamnpionship and New England Championship with a record of 25-0! He is a leader on and off the court…. Read More
For over 15 years, Kevin Singleton has been inspiring students to make a difference on their campus and in their communities. Having played professional basketball in Europe, he captures his audience through an amazing basketball exhibition. Kevin performs, consults, and administers up to five conferences each year and is often the keynote speaker for various national and regional conferences conducted by organizations like Future Business Leaders of America, Distributive Educational Clubs of America, National Honor Society, Mothers Against Drunk Driving and Students Against Drunk Driving…. Read More
Tazarra is the founder of Makeover 101 Inc., a non-profit organization for girls that consistently reaffirms proven life principles and reminds each girl they are created in a perfect image. The goal of the organization is to “makeover” the world, one girl at a time from the inside out. Makeover wants young girls and women to grow physically, emotionally, socially & spiritually…. Read More
Clarence works with his organization, Solid Rock International. After working with the Power Team, and a nation wide inner-city organization, Clarence founded Solid Rock International. He continues with Solid Rock International as Motivational Speaker and Minister. Clarence’s experience traveling around this country and the world, reaching out to youth, motivating this generation is quite extensive. He speaks at school assemblies, camps (keynote speaker), student leadership conferences, “True Love Waits” rallies, prisons, church services (Clarence is an ordained minister), and corporate events…. Read More