ARE YOU READY TO ELEVATE WITH JAKE?
Jake will awaken and ignite your team, school, organization or conference with his positive outlook to life. Jake aims to share his passionate, inspirational and fun loving personality with all who want to ELEVATE on their journey to success.
Keynotes & Workshops
Jake is a motivational speaker who speaks on a variety of topics with each presentation ELEVATING the audience. His goal is to elevate everyone's life and make each journey filled with more success, happiness and ultimately, more fun!
Jake works with students, educators, and athletes. He can be hired for a single keynote/workshop, half day, full day.
What Will Jake Do for an Audience?
By the end of Jake's speeches and performances everyone will have the tools and knowledge to ELEVATE their life. Everyone will leave more confident and more excited than ever before to take on whatever may come their way on their journey to achieving their own definition of success.
We are given one life to live. Why be anything other than happy, successful and loving?
Feel Like a Winner
Be the best version of you that you can be and you will win in the journey of life.
Get Charged Up
Feel the energy and light a spark within yourself to elevate your life.
People Love to Be ELEVATED!
“Being a four year DECA member, I’ve seen my fair share of leadership workshops and keynote speakers. That being said, I was absolutely blown away by Jake – both as an amazing speaker and just as a really great guy. At all time I felt welcomed and excited. His keynote was engaging and inspiring in all essence of the words. I fell genuinely blessed to have had the opportunity to work with him.” - Anna Michalski, Wisconsin DECA President
“Jake Kelfer has one on the most engaging and fun motivational messages I have seen for students and faculty alike!” - Rachelle Modena, Deputy Sector Navigator for Small Business
“He is AMAZING! The students loved him, and I think he changed the lives of a lot of them. One of my students actually came up with tears and said how great he was so I wanted to tell everyone what a wonderful person Jake is. He’s very inspirational, and his whole presentation was very professional… and of course FUN!” - Mia Rusali, Chair of Business Department, City College of San Francisco
"Jake is a motivated individual and has you ready to run through a wall when he's done talking with you." - Scott Horvitz, Indiana University
“Jake Kelfer is an amazing, dynamic speaker who exploded onto the scene with an extreme amount of energy and enthusiasm. He captivated an audience of over 1,500 Virtual Enterprise students where they hung on to every word of his inspirational message of hope and hard work. Kelfer moved all of us to elevate to a much higher level!” - Jake Stuebbe, Virtual Enterprise Northern California Regional Director
“Jake did an exceptional job at engaging our students and offering relevant information as they navigate setting themselves up for success and setting themselves apart in their professional lives. I would highly recommend him to speak and we will be using him in the future.” - Chelsea Hendershot, Senior Project Coordinator Career Pathways Trust at Shasta College
"He will captivate an audience that will leave all who listen deeply touched and motivated to make great strides toward a better future. Rarely does the message resonate as it did when they listened to Jake!” - Joni Stiman, Teacher at Valencia High School
“He is super! His work with the Lakers, his personal journey, and his abundant energy make his presentation relevant, vibrant, and memorable. You won’t be disappointed.” - Robyn Hissam, High School Teacher
“I can honestly say that Jake Kelfer is one of the most exciting and engaging motivational speakers I have had the pleasure to witness. He finds a way to include his audience in his presentation, which allows them to relate to his positive message. From his unique dance moves to his stories of his dreams to be in the NBA, Kelfer finds a way to bond with the very people he means to elevate allowing him to effectively impact his audience. I truly feel Elevated and I credit that to Jake Kelfer; an outstanding speaker and a true inspiration.”
– Terry Hand, Instructor at Ogeechee Technical College
I want to provide you with an incredible experience
1. On stage — My goal is to inspire and foster new ways of thinking in the audience. As a performer, I will use stories, humor and audience interaction to not only ELEVATE the experience but to keep the audience focused and engaged. Everyone will leave the presentation with actionable steps to help them ELEVATE!
2. Off stage —It's more than just a speech. I know as a decision maker, there are a lot of details and logistics you have to manage and figure out. Not only should the speaker be someone who is easy to work with, but the speaker should be someone you enjoy working with. I strive to make the process as smooth and as enjoyable as I can for you.