Students in high schools and college need motivation more than ever. Many are lost and are looking for inspiration and guidance on what they should do with their lives. As a youth speaker Jeff Zelaya can help these students find their purpose and mission in life. As a motivational speaker for high school students Jeff teaches students how they can work on developing their own personal brand and making the right moves that can position them for success. Jeff has spoken at business conferences and colleges alike and draws from those experiences to deliver a great presentation every time.
As a motivational speaker for students he applies and teaches many of the basic principles that also have helped Jeff Zelaya become a successful young professional. Jeff Zelaya majored in Marketing at Florida International University with a certificate in Sales and Customer Relationship Management. He graduated at the top 10% of Business students worldwide and was subsequently inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma the business honor society (the highest recognition that any Business student can receive). When most students were struggling to find a job after college, Jeff had four job offers including three from Fortune 500 companies.
During his college career Jeff took part in 5 amazing paid internships. One of his internships even took him to Washington D.C. for six months to work alongside President Obama’s USDA Administration. While in D.C Jeff made quite the impact and even got featured in NPR, Telemundo and Rocky Mountain News. Jeff credits his networking and communication skills to his success and focuses a major portion of his time of passing his knowledge, experiences and his college success secrets to the next generation of college students. Jeff can deliver a great presentation on the following topics that can be extremely beneficial to college and high school students alike.
- Networking 101
- Marketing Yourself
- Social Media
- Internship Success
- Branding Yourself
- Goal Setting
Jeff would make a great keynote speaker for your education department and has done workshops for College & University career services programs, community colleges and executive leadership programs. Contact Jeff today to get information regarding a customized presentation to fit your school’s or organization’s needs and desires.
Although Jeff Zelaya is a public speaker for hire and charges a modest fee for his presentations he is also able to work out special deals for non-profits and public schools. Jeff also believes in giving back to the community so 20% of all his speaking engagement proceeds go to a variety of charities that he supports. For a closer look at those charities be sure to visit our Community page.