"The points you brought to life touched our heads and our hearts..."

"It was the right message, to the right audience, at the right time."

"I found DeWayne to have a positive and upbeat style!"

What Others Are Saying About Motivational Speaker DeWayne Owens:

“From the surveys I read, many listed your presentation as the most helpful. I am glad that you were a speaker at the conference, and that I had the opportunity to attend. We will definitely be using you in the future!”

Natalie M. Johnson, Workforce Development Planner (Frontliner’s Conference)

“The feedback on your session was the most positive of the conference. Your message was just what our association needed to end our conference on a positive and inspirational note.”

Shawn McDonald, Program Manager
Texas Indigent Health Care Association

“I had to take a few moments to extending a sincere thanks and commendation for your participation in the Conference of Minority Public Administrators’ (COMPA) National Conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma. You exceeded all common standards of professional substance and excellence. Rather than providing our members with a never ending commercial, you provided tangible and creative methods for building confidence and improving performance. Without reservation, my colleagues and I would recommend your firm to any organization that is serious about professional and personal development.”

Dana Michael Bruce, President
Conference of Minority Public Administrators

“Thanks for the tremendous presentation this morning to the entire Ziglar Training Systems team. Your presentation was well prepared, very well delivered, and well received by each member in the audience. DeWayne, we would be honored for you to share with us again in the near future. The points you brought to life touched our heads and our hearts.”

Bryan Flanagan, Director of Corporate Training
Ziglar Training Systems

“Just a note to let you know how much our group enjoyed your presentation. It was the right message, to the right audience, at the right time. Your presentation was entertaining and your message very motivation. We had many positive comments by the attendees.”

Thomas Campbell, CPIM, C.P.M, Supervisor Personnel Safety and Training
Garland ISD

“I would like to take the time to thank you for your motivational speech to my staff this morning. I have listened to many motivational speakers over the years and I must say that your message was one of the best I have heard in quite some time. Many of the staff members came to me this morning to let me know how much they enjoyed you. The entire department appeared to be uplifted.”

Greg Buell, Collections Manager
Auto One Acceptance Corporation

As a Motivational Speaker for Non-Profit Organizations:

“On behalf of the Moody Foundation and the Scholarship Selection Committee, thank you again for speaking at our banquet. Your address really connected with the graduating seniors. Your own powerful story really connected and will be insight they can take with them to pursue their higher education. I have gotten much positive feedback from my committee and from the students. Thank you very much, it was just the tone I was looking for.”

Allan Matthews, Scholarship Director
The Moody Foundation

“It gives me great pleasure to thank you for speaking at the Lions Club District 2E2Midwinter Convention. Your presentation was motivational, encouraging and well received by our attendees. Thanks to your positive and informational presentation you never know whose lives you’ve touched. Again, Thank you and we definitely look forward to having you speak again at our functions in the future.”

Suzanne E. Schneider, Convention Chairman
District 2E2 Lions Club International

Colleges and Universities:

“Thank you for a great presentation! Once again, your presentation included practical information that our students needed to hear to “jump start” their college success. This is the second year that you have presented at Texas Woman’s University and we look forward to having you come back again next year!”

Deidre Leslie, Director of Career Services
Texas Woman’s University
Denton, TX

“Your presentation was fun and upbeat and grabbed the attention of our students and parents, which was good since they had just finished eating some sweet snacks and had been sitting all day up until your presentation. I like that your presentation included audience participation which definitely held our students attention. I believe your informative tips for college success were well received by our students. Your presentation was also very motivational.”

Alma Ramirez-Rodgers, Assistant Director of College Relations
University of Nebraska, College of Engineering
Omaha, NE

“DeWayne did a great job presenting informative material to our first year students and their parents at our Fall Orientation Day for new students to our college. DeWayne presented information that was educational, motivational and humorous to a diverse audience. His presentation was well received by both the students and their parents as well as the faculty and staff of our college. We would love the opportunity to have DeWayne come back and present to our students again in the future.”

Andrea Mills, Campus Marketer
Minnesota West Community & Technical College
Worthington, MN

“It’s obvious from the student comments that they felt the same way I did; inspired. Every word was so relevant to those student’s lives. Your suggestions and examples influenced them to accept and enjoy their lives. In turn, they will be happier and also make them more marketable in the workforce. Because of your charismatic personality it was fun and easy to listen to your every word and be excited for the next thought expressed.”

Charlotte Sbrega, MSN, RN, FNE, Professor
Chamberlain College of Nursing
Phoenix, AZ

“I found DeWayne to have a positive and upbeat style. He has a genuine approach to the material and clearly wants to help incoming students achieve their personal best. Our staff very much appreciated the positive energy he generated to our early morning group.”

Therese Montoya, Director, Advising and Testing

“I found DeWayne to have a positive and upbeat style. He has a genuine approach to the material and clearly wants to help incoming students achieve their personal best. Our staff very much appreciated the positive energy he generated to our early morning group.”

Therese Montoya, Director, Advising and Testing
Lower Columbia College
Longview, WA

“Not only was DeWayne’s presentation a fantastic opportunity for our freshmen to be involved in a dynamic presentation, but he truly inspired our students on how to make the most of their college experience count. DeWayne Owens’ delivery was fantastic and his content was both engaging and relative to the success of college students everywhere.”

Robert Giesbrecht, Assistant Manager, Career Services
Concordia University
Seward, NE

“Mr. Owens came to speak as a part of our university’s SWAT week (Student Welcome And Transition), which is our new student orientation. It is very obvious that he has a passion for motivating young adults and he was able to keep the attention of up to 550 students as he presented his material about making the most of the college experience. He is a very captivating speaker and clearly and effectively communicates ideas.”

Angela Sacco, Director of Student Life
Dallas Baptist University
Dallas, Texas

“I would like to thank you for speaking at the graduation ceremony at Eastfield College. Some of the comments from the ceremony was “He has a great sense of humor; this has been the best speech I have ever heard at a graduation. I am also glad he was the speaker at my graduation, he gave me words I will always treasure.”

Wanda Snowton, Eastfield College
Dallas, Texas