Jason A. Dixon is a youth motivational speaker who increases student success by helping them understand the power and importance of their stories. His remarkable story proves that anyone can succeed if they have the determination to pursue their dreams, the discipline to stay focused, and the dedication to keep going, even when times get challenging.
Coach Jason has mastered turning his stumbling blocks into stepping stones. He perfectly equips students with the tools and framework to remove barriers and reach their potential in school and beyond.
“You hold the key to success,” Coach Jason tells his audience. “Each day you wake up is an opportunity to unlock an untapped part of your potential and become better than you were the day before.”
Born with a rare disability that affected his fine motor skills and coordination, Coach Jason refused to use that as an excuse. Instead, he decided to defy the odds and overcome his challenges.
While growing up in Toledo, Ohio, Coach Jason bravely continued to follow his dreams, becoming a first-generation college graduate and earning a print journalism degree from Bowling Green State University in 2005.
Following that, his professional achievements included:
In 2007, Coach Jason began his speaking career on a mission to bring hope to students and help them become all they were born to be. Despite moments of doubt and uncertainty, his unwavering faith allowed him to keep pressing on and trusting that vision.
Today, Coach Jason continues to empower students to live on purpose, with purpose, and for a purpose by capturing their hearts and propelling them forward into their future.
He tells his audiences, “You have to be tougher than the obstacles that stand in your way, stronger than the negative words people might say, and crazy enough to believe your dreams will come true someday.”