HEAR WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING...
"Most of my teachers and many of my students said that it was the best assembly we have ever had because it was so meaningful and useful to us!"
- BRIAN SHERMAN
Superintendent of (HIGH POINT SCHOOL DISTRICT)
“He brought lots of energy to the middle school and high school students of our district. They were fully engaged from start to finish and I thought Donovan did a great job overall”
- TANYA KOTLOWSKI
Superintendent of (NECEDAH AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT)
“It’s the end of the school year and sometimes our staff gets tired, bogged down and fatigued around this time of year, but Donovan came to our school and brought life to ALL of our teachers. His story is invigorating and helped remind us why we became educators in the first place”
- SANDRA CAPERS
JHS 52 Harold O Levy
New York City, NY
“We all took so much from Donovan’s presentation. It was all that I could have ever imagined. This could not have happened at a better time and I appreciate all of the preparation that went into this event to make this possible for our school”
- KYLE HENDRIX
Laura Bush Middle School
"As a former NFL Executive Director, I’ve met a lot of people and I’ve seen a lot of speakers. But this young man Donovan has blown me away. He is an excellent speaker, with excellent qualities, with an excellent story and I’m excited for his future"
- JAMES TRAPP
Former NFL Executive Director
"Donovan’s energy was so strong. He kept his presentation clean and concise. I loved everything about it. You could feel the spirit was there. All I can do is give praise to how amazing it was. I loved the fact that he left us with a strategy to reframe the minds of the audience. Overall an amazing job!"
- JEREMY ANDERSON
Dr. Eric Thomas and Jeremy Anderson
“Donovan really motivated the kids. He captured their attention the entire time He has already made a difference while he has been here. I can see it in the students' faces and I’m thrilled that we had him come to our school”
- FRANKLIN KYLE
“The man puts motivation in motivational. He motivated us as teachers. I have been in education for 33 years and I’m pumped up! His words give me more power to do what I do everyday, and I’m going to take what he taught us to go and connect with the hearts and minds of my students today and moving forward”
- WENDY MATTIAS
Altar Valley School District
“Donovan’s speech got me fired up. I’ve had dreams to break my university’s school record and in my Track and Field event (triple jump). I’m going to do everything he taught us today so I can make that dream a reality”
- ALEXANDER MALANDA
Kent State University T&F Student Athlete
“Donovan’s speech really inspired me with the fact my shortcomings in life don’t have any control on where I’m heading. Sometimes I get in my own head and struggle with how I view myself. Donovan helped me learn how to use positive self-talk so I can keep progressing in my academics. Thank you so much for your amazing story”