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Kel Jackson is a versatile and dynamic speaker.  To contact him about speaking at your event, please fill out the form below or contact him at

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Inspire your group.

  • Kel understands how to connect with a group and deliver a heart-felt, inspirational message.
  • By telling his story and relating to the audience, he crafts a compelling message for anyone seeking to overcome adversity and achieve success.
  • Kel will motivate your group to “find the why” and craft a workable plan to make their dreams a reality.

Improve group cohesion. Foster healthy relationships.

  • Having been bullied in his youth, Kel understands what bullying victims experience and what it takes to overcome these setbacks and achieve success in spite of them.
  • He can prescribe a step-by-step process for your youth to rise above ridicule, build confidence, and develop self-esteem.
  • Kel also provides policy recommendations based on best practices to discourage bullying behavior.
Building lasting Student Organizations

Improve retention for underrepresented groups.

  • Student organizations are key affinity groups that allow students to associate with peers and form support networks that improve their retention and graduation rates.
  • Having served as the founding President of a thriving student organization that exists to this day, Kel understands what makes the difference between success and failure.
  • He can help your administrators and students apply these principles to retain students by creating more successful organizations at your institution.
Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

Increase STEM enrollment. Improve retention for targeted groups.

  • Kel has not only obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from a top 100 ABET accredited institution, but also has applied his education in the real world.
  • As an Engineer in a commercial and military jet engine production facility, he’s put his technical skills to the test in an environment where the product simply cannot fail.
  • Having seen many fail to make the grade, Kel understands what is required to succeed and can prescribe a winning formula for your students.
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Get in touch NOW so that Kel can bring his effective blend of energy, perspective, and influence to your event!



Your presentation during Preview Day was uplifting, entertaining and enlightening. What a refreshing topic, and one that should be shared with all!

You presented in a manner that was both humorous and entertaining, while still getting your message across to students and parents. That’s a hard combination to achieve, but you did it with style and grace.

You would be a huge asset to any group who is looking for an amazing, one-of-a-kind speaker. Your ability to connect to a variety of personalities, cultures, and ages is a true gift!

Helen Stewart - Auburn University



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