April is best known for her riveting performance as “Eva” in the hit movie Freedom Writers. However, April’s platform as a Hollywood actor has allowed her to grace an array of audiences from juvenile detention facilities to some of the most prestigious stages, TEDx, Harvard, and Microsoft, to list a few. Her inspirational story of resilience, overcoming adversity, and choosing to move forward no matter what happens in life is a message that resonates with audiences across the globe.
Chris Singleton became a nationally renowned speaker with a message of resilience, forgiveness, and unity following the loss of his mother in the 2015 Mother Emanuel Church Tragedy in Charleston, SC. Chris now travels the nation sharing his message of more love, less hate.
Drew is an inspiring, performance-boosting, motivational keynote speaker. His lived experiences have made him a highly respected authority on how mindset affects almost every aspect of our lives.
His message extends well beyond health and fitness and has empowered millions worldwide.
Juarez is an award-winning speaker, activist, and entrepreneur who fought the battle to leave the streets as a homeless teenager only to return to them as an activist after finishing college. Juarez has shared his message of hope, perseverance, and the power of higher education with over one million in 49 states and seven countries.
J.J. Soria has left an indelible mark on audiences worldwide for his extensive work as an actor. Soria’s work can be seen in award-winning productions such as The Purge, Crank: High Voltage, Fast & Furious, and Army Wives, just to name a few. While Soria has played many roles, his most significant has been both hero and antagonist in his own life. Passionate about helping others, Soria has decided to use his powerful platform to inspire.
Before spending nine years in the foster care system, DJ suffered child abuse, domestic abuse, and emotional trauma. At one point, he wanted to end his life, but he realized that he was on this earth for a purpose. He worked hard to overcome a life full of hardships, humiliation, aggression, and self-esteem issues, allowing him to be an active advocate for youth.
Reece is best known for facilitating and implementing engaging training that expands team member capabilities and promotes community improvement. Reece is an established public speaker, author, and training program developer beyond her systemic development skills. Her expertise is in suicidology. Preventing alcohol and substance use, crisis prevention, and intervention.
As a former foster youth, she was in and out of the system for over 15 years. In 2002, she began sharing her turbulent story of hope, forgiveness, and the power of education with youth, parents, and educators. Intending to help others see the good in the world, no matter what circumstances they face.
Michael Bryce is a world-renowned speaker, hypnotist, youth advocate, and executive coach whose work has impacted the lives of tens of thousands. He uses his life experiences, wisdom, and personal humor to inspire and empower his audiences.
Kevon Lee has lived a life that many could never comprehend. At the tender age of 5, he was placed in the foster care system after being shot during a drug-related incident. Kevon lectures across the nation to inspire and empower others to not give up, understand the power of their voice, and “Go Make a Difference.”
Jonathan is a pioneer in his approach to leadership, working as a speaker and coach with organizations, universities, and teams on the power of Love-Centered Leadership, which empowers individuals to lead, not from position or title, but from the heart, positively impacting the lives of those around them.
Eric is a former Division 1 hockey player who now uses his voice to inspire youth, parents, and educators. He has traveled the nation and spoken to thousands of students, encouraging them to make healthy life decisions.
Kelsey Sophia is based in Mexico, a respiratory therapist turned life coach and CEO. As a Master Practitioner of Neurolinguistic Programming, speaker, and someone who developed her own life coaching technique, Kelsey has an uncanny ability to help people see what’s holding them back from what they truly desire.
Giovonnie Samuels is an actress, singer, dancer, and speaker. This San Diego native has had an impressive career in TV and film for over 20-plus years. She now uses her passion for the industry to help others and shares her story of being a child star and all that comes with it.
Karol Posadas is much more than a successful artist. At 15, Karol left her hometown with just a backpack and a dream to reunite with her parents in America. Karol’s journey led her to the streets of Los Angeles, where she has been able to work with top artists and written songs that millions have enjoyed around the globe.
Ovidilio David Vasquez went from being a farm boy raised in a poor village in the sugarcane fields of Central America to being accepted to Harvard Business School Online. Today, he emerges as one of the most sought-after bilingual youth leadership speakers of our time, speaking nationally.
J.W. Cortés is a Marine combat veteran turned actor, speaker, entrepreneur, and law enforcement professional. JW travels the country, delivering an awe-inspiring and highly impactful keynote about his journey from his Brooklyn stoop to the sands of the Middle East to television screens worldwide.
Cesar Quezada is a DACAMented Higher Educational Professional with experiences in Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion offices, Multicultural Affairs, and development of mentoring programs.His platform as a young professional gives him the advantage to incorporate both the student perspectives and needs into this overall work which it includes teaching others what they can do in order… Read More »Cesar Quezada
Cuttino “Cat” Mobley
FATHER, FORMER NBA PLAYER, BUSINESSMAN, & MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER. Cuttino’s vision is to motivate, inspire and plant seeds of inspiration to communities around the globe. With emphasis on creating healthy family environments. As a leader who has demonstrated perseverance since a child, Cuttino has mastered the importance of humility, focus and execution on his journey.
Jared is a mental health advocate who focuses on human behavior and assisting others in successfully managing their minds and emotions. Jared started his career at the young age of 15 and now has over a decade of experience. His narrative of facing failure and overcoming obstacles intelligently will resonate with your audience and inspire them to seize every opportunity in life.
Charles, purpose is to educate, empower, and encourage individuals to push back on archaic and oppressive. systems so that all students receive an equitable educational experience that will be acknowledged and valued in the larger world.
Originally from Paris, France Dr. Mirivel traveled to the US in 1994 as a 15-year-old exchange student. Obtaining his PhD in Communications in 2005. Dr. Mirivel has been a teacher, a scholar, and an academic leader in a career spanning 20 years. His real passion is the study of effective and ethical human communication.
Alfred Ramirez is a keynote speaker, coach, trainer, and facilitator for public and private organizations, K-12 schools, universities, and diverse communities. Ramirez develops leaders, businesses, diversity and culture change initiatives, and community engagement.
Summer is the leading voiceover for PBS’s new animation Alma’s way, in which Summer plays Alma. With no prior experience as a voice actor she booked such an amazing role. Summer starred in her first on camera film as Elaine, in the indie short Brownsville Bred, directed by Elaine Del Valle. It debuted at the 2022 SXSW film festival and won an award for Best Audience. Summer recently won an award for best voice over actor for Alma’s Way from the Imagen Foundation.
Ty Ellis’s impact in basketball spans over two decades, where he has excelled as both a professional player and coach at the highest levels – from the International stage to the NBA and USA basketball. As the Co-Founder of The Ellis Performance Group, Ty dedicates himself to fostering Growth Mindset, Leadership, and Empowerment through his Optimal Performance Coaching firm. As a sought-after speaker, he aims to ignite motivation, empowerment, and inspiration, driving individuals into action, from corporate settings to universities and organizations.