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Motivational Speakers for Middle Schools, Suicide prevention speaker

It's Not About The Knockdown, It's About the Get up!

6 keys to surviving middle school

Motivational Speaker for Middle School Assemblies

Inspirational Keynote Speaker and Author Ian Humphrey:

Choosing to lead

5 V.I.T.A.L. Keys to becoming a leader in middle school

Youth Motivational Speaker for Middle School Assemblies
Everyone is chosen to lead, but not everyone choses to. 
In this presentation, Ian offers 5 confidence building steps that will encourage, inspire and motivate middle school students to step up and become the leader's that others can respect and follow. 

Your students will learn...


  • 5 V.I.T.A.L. Keys to becoming a better leader in middle school

  • How to make the move from follower to leader

  • How to create and achieve goals  

Motivational speaker Ian Humphrey knows what it's like to be knocked down by life. Born premature, abused in foster care, losing his mom at an early age and his own eventual incarceration. However, today his mantra is "It's not about the knockdown, it's about the get-up!

In this open and honest presentation Ian gives hope to students when he shares the journey of his inspiring life and how he survived uncertainty, abuse and wanting to give up.
Ian has a unique presentation style and will use humor to help land his message. In the end, his message is real and relatable for all who attend.


Your students will learn...

  • How to turn adversity into opportunity
  • Stop making excuse

  • Strategies to cope with tough times

  • Your friends play a role in your success  





Diversify Your Squad!

(Appreciating the differences of others)

Motivational Speaker for Middle Schools on Diversity and Inclusion

Valuing diversity is an important step to success.

This keynote provides students with the different advantages of appreciating today’s diverse environment.

Your students will learn...


  • Discovering the power of diversity

  • Gaining Knowledge and Experiences through diversity

  • Embracing the differences of others

  • Kindness and empathy are the keys

Suicide awareness speaker

4 Shades of Sadness
Suicide awareness presentation

Youth Motivational Speaker for Suicide awareness
This is Ian's youth version of it's a great day to be alive. In this presentation Ian compares 4 seasons to the different stages of grief and discusses the importance of self-awareness and asking for help.

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