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Actor, Author, Underdog & One of the World’s Premiere Basketball Trick Artists

Jesse LeBeau

travels from USA

Basketball star and attitude expert helps individuals overcome adversity and turn their weaknesses into strengths.

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Growing up as an undersized and over-matched basketball player on a remote Alaskan island with no roads or stores, Jesse LeBeau was overlooked and underestimated, constantly feeling like he had to prove himself.

Reasons to book Jesse LeBeau

  • One-size-fits-all presentations don’t work, because different people have different expectations. Jesse always tailor his content and approach to his audience.
  • In Jesse’s shows, he opens up about his real experiences: the good, the bad and the ugly. His authenticity helps people realize that we are not so different after all, and if he could achieve his dreams, so can you!
  • He consistently get messages following his events from students who are already performing at higher standards because they were inspired to TAKE ACTION and not just ‘feel motivated‘.
  • Jesse don’t just speak, he puts on a show. Having him at your event means having an engaging and very interactive live experience. Jesse even created a program where he can continue to impact the audience with weekly motivational text messages!

At a young age, Jesse developed a love for sports, particularly basketball. However, at 5’8” Jesse had nearly every odd stacked against him. Despite his size and circumstances, he managed to rise above it all and became a name in the world of street ball, regularly featured on TV, film, and international tours.

Jesse has played in nationally televised games on Fox Sports Net against the best players in world, and landing starring roles in commercials for Kobe Bryant and with other NBA players such as Dwayne Wade, Rajon Rondo, Blake Griffin and Amare Stoudemire. Playing under the nickname ‘Spin Cycle’ he has had the opportunity to be coached by Matt Barnes, Chauncey Billups, and Dennis Rodman to name a few.

He later made it to the big screen in Hollywood in the Warner Brother’s film “Thunderstruck” starring NBA All-Star Kevin Durant and starred on the Emmy nominated TV sitcom “This Just In”. Currently, he plays himself on ‘The LeBeau Show’, a reality series that allows viewers to follow Jesse around the country to see firsthand the major impact he is having on youth, particularly troubled teens.

With only the love of the game of basketball and the tenacity to follow a dream driving him, Jesse LeBeau’s persistence has led him to star in national commercials and movies with some of the most recognizable celebrities and professional athletes in the world. More importantly, he found a way to get paid to do what he loves to do…every day!

His empowering story of triumph encourages anybody at any age to think of themselves, and how they can turn their biggest weaknesses into their greatest strengths.

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The Attitude Advantage: Turning Obstacles Into Assets

Jesse dazzles audiences with basketball tricks while sharing his relatable underdog story, encouraging young people to embrace the three words that changed his life: ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING.

Armed with a strong sense of humor and an optimistic attitude, he’s helping teens & young adults in the everyday struggle of forming and discovering their true identity and purpose.

His empowering story is used to make teens and young adults learn to turn their biggest weaknesses into their greatest strengths!

This highly entertaining show will make the audience look deep inside themselves, throw away their self-limiting beliefs and see their current obstacles as what they really are: Opportunities they don’t want to miss

Audience members will learn:

  • Achieve higher goals.
  • Increase productivity.
  • Build trust and confidence.
  • Strengthen relationships.
  • Increase positive impact.

The Attitude Advantage: Be a Leader

Jesse focuses on giving actionable steps to audiences so that they can fulfill their potential. In this show he emphasises the importance of hard work and teaches the key to have a winning mentality, unbeatable confidence and self-esteem.

This live event teaches young people how to communicate properly, surround themselves with the right people and become leaders of their community.

Attitude is Everything: Winning Life's Battles with Humor and Optimism

Jesse LeBeau understands what it feels like to try to form and discover your identity and purpose. Sharing his struggles, Jesse encourages people to view their lives through a new lens and embrace three words that changed his life: ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING.

His unlikely underdog story has inspired millions of teens through his speaking, best-selling books and youth programs, earning him the moniker of “The Celebrity Teen Coach”. In 2017, he started THE ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING FOUNDATION as a resource for young people to have on-going support throughout their difficult teenage years particularly targeting the area of self-esteem.

In his highly interactive corporate keynotes, Jesse’s shares his secrets to success:

  • How To Use The Attitude Advantage.
  • The Key To Taking 100% Responsibility For Your Life.
  • The Power Of Embracing Your Uniqueness.
  • Tapping Into Your ‘Why’.
  • How To Be Relentless & Achieve Greatness.
  • Unleashing The Unstoppable Power Of Grit.
  • Conquering Self-Imposed Limitations.
  • Creating Abundance & Profitability.
  • Attracting Success Rather Than Pursuing It.

Why Underdogs Win!

Watch as Jesse entertains with a basketball and shares his inspiring underdog story of how he went from overlooked to overbooked, dribbling his way onto the Hollywood big screen. He is inspiring people, showing them how to become real leaders and achieve their goals.

He will show how he managed to keep pursuing his dream when no one gave him a chance and how anyone can do the same.

Participants will learn the mind shifts that turn adversity into an advantage. They will feel motivated to challenge the “underdog” position they’re currently in by taking action and becoming a more productive person in their personal and professional life.

The Jesse LeBeau Story

Top Youth Motivational Speaker Jesse LeBeau

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Great life lessons given out of an authentic journey. Jesse shares the keys every young person needs to chase their dreams.

Heidi Klum

Model, television host, producer, and businesswoman

Jesse is living proof that if you work hard and believe in yourself, anything is possible.

Allen Iverson

Former professional basketball player

Using basketball as a tool to capture the attention of his audience, Jesse delivers the inspirational message that a great attitude will get you far. I applaud Jesse’s mission to change lives.

Bill Walker

Governor of Alaska
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