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Jeff Yalden Connects with the Junior High Students at Central School in Kewanee, IL

On March 20, 2013 Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden visited Central Junior High School in Kewanee, Illinois. Approximately 260 7th and 8th grade students and teachers sat mesmerized for over an hour as Jeff shared his message with them. The theme of the program was “Social Emotional Learning” (SEL) and the goal was to help […]

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Jeff Yalden Shares His Passion and Energy With East Leyden High School in Franklin Park, IL

On March 19, 2013 Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden brought his message to East Leyden High School in Franklin Park, Illinois. East Leyden High School has a very beautiful, diverse student population. There were approximately 1,750 students who were divided into two separate assemblies. The students were all extremely friendly and respectful. Jeff had been […]

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Jeff Yalden’s Heart is Touched at West Leyden High School in Northlake, IL

On March 18, 2013 Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden  shared his message with West Leyden High School in Northlake, Illinois. Initially we weren’t sure what the atmosphere would be like, given that West Leyden is a big school in a Chicago suburb. The population is greater than 80% Hispanic. There are a lot of single […]

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Jeff Yalden Encourages Leaders at the Rhode Island Recreation and Parks Association (RIRPA) Annual Conference

On March 15th, Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden was the Keynote Speaker at the Rhode Island Recreation and Parks Association (RIRPA) 2013 Annual Conference and Tradeshow at the Baypoint Hotel and Conference Center in Portsmouth, RI. Approximately 40-50 adult leaders from various recreation departments throughout the state of Rhode Island enjoyed listening to Jeff’s message. […]

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Jeff Yalden Inspires Athletes at the NHIAA Student Leadership Conference

On March 14th, International Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden was the Keynote Speaker for the New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association (NHIAA) Student Leadership Conference. The event was held at the Courtyard Marriot in Concord, NH. Approximately 18 years ago, Jeff was a soccer and basketball coach at Hollis Brookline High School in New Hampshire. He […]

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Jeff Yalden Brings His Message to Smithfield High School for “Respect Week”

On March 14, 2013, Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden visited Smithfield High School in Smithfield, Rhode Island during “Respect Week”. The administration had asked Jeff to help teach students to respect themselves as well as their peers, teachers and parents. Approximately 850 students in grades 9-12 filled the auditorium for the high school assembly. In […]

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Jeff Yalden Shares His Message With Garfield Middle School

On March 13, 2013, Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden visited Garfield Middle School in Garfield, New Jersey. From the moment we arrived, the amazing students made us feel welcome. In fact, at least 15 of them greeted Jeff at the trunk of our car and asked if they could help with anything. They opened the […]

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Jeff Yalden Keynotes the Saratoga Springs “Safe Springs Student Leadership Conference”

On Tuesday, March 12, Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden was the keynote speaker at the 31st annual Safe Springs Student Leadership Conference at Skidmore College in beautiful Saratoga Springs, New York. The Saratoga County Prevention Council hosts this event each year for drug and alcohol abuse prevention. The conference was attended by approximately 250 Student […]

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Jeff Yalden Visits Hunterdon High School, Teaches Things That Aren’t on “The Test”

International Youth Motivational Speaker and Teen Life Coach Jeff Yalden was invited to speak at Hunterdon High School in Flemington, New Jersey on Tuesday, March 5.  While his visit was simply intended to accommodate time while 10th and 11th grade students engaged in standardized testing, it was not just another placeholder assembly.  In fact, it […]

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Jeff Yalden Delivers the Closing Keynote Address at the Arizona Association of Student Councils (AASC) 2013 State Convention

On January 26, 2013, Youth Motivational Speaker Jeff Yalden was the Closing Keynote Speaker at the Arizona Association of Student Councils (AASC) STUCO 2013 State Convention which was held at the Campo Verde High School in Gilbert, Arizona. Over 1,700 Student Council Members from high schools all over Arizona were in attendance. The theme of […]

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