Helping Youth Become Better Students and Awesome Leaders

When it comes to your organizations, your choices are “Easy”:
You can Educate, Enrich, Empower Them or Ignore Them.



J. Thurman believes that “We become what we think about the most”, as a person, family Member, friend, student and finally as a leader. J. Thurman's message hits on all of the challenges that your participants face.

"People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing, that's why we recommend it daily", said Zig Ziglar.

Grow in leadership.
Grow in confidence.
Dominate your universe.

Give J. Thurman 45-90 Minutes and He Will Have Your Students or Organization Achieving Extraordinary Results!

J. Thurman would like to come and speak to your students remind them that greatness is a habit. All habits are a products of your thoughts. He knows your audience. If it was a different audience he would recommend a different speaker, but he knows that he is the right speaker for your audience and let me tell you why:


Meeting the educational needs of low-achieving students.


Closing the achievement gap between high- and low-performing students.


Turn around low-performing schools that have failed and teach alternatives to students to enable the students to receive a high-quality education.


Help the student improve and strengthening accountability and decision-making to ensure that students are meeting challenges.


Significantly elevating the quality of instruction by providing staff in participating schools with substantial opportunities for professional development.


Increase retention and give them a reason to give back.


Interactive Learning that Creates Leaders

20 FEET TALLER: How To Grow in Leadership & Confidence

In this powerful presentation we explore the constantly ever changing aspects of “The New Psychology of Leadership: Six Factors of Influence.” In 20 Feet Taller: How to Grow in Leadership and Self-Confidence we talk about how self-management is key to leading others.

Keynote Speaking

Customized and well-crafted keynote presentation dedicated to your very specific theme focused on immediate change and ways to get over organizational hurdles. This Keynote shows immediate ways to jump over, crawl under and navigate around any organizational hurdles.

TRiO Upward Bound

Students will be given strategies on how to get it together and learn to​​ help first-generation college students from low-income backgrounds tap into their own strengths and grit to overcome social, financial, and cultural barriers to higher education.

After J. Thurman motivated them with his witty speech and out-of-the-box creativity, I noticed a 30% increase in sales from some of my lowest performers. We here at Harper & Harper Creative Group, LLC look forward to working with J. Thurman again and making him our annual speaker for our yearly Super Sales Rally.

Andrea Harper, President Harper & Harper Creative Group, LLC.

J. Thurman
"The People's Motivator"

Atlanta speaker J Thurman