Testimonials

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“Lester captured our students attention with ease”.  ~Michelle Strattonbey, Counselor Canton McKinley Sr. High

Lester’s creativity and his ability to connect with high school students have brought a new perspective to our program”.  ~Brandon Scarborough, Director Bridges Program – ofic.org

Lester serves as my player personal develop coach, he has a unique gift to empower student-athletes for competition on the court and for everyday life.  I would recommend Lester to speak to any group of student-athletes”! ~Rick Hairston, Head Coach – Boys Varsity Basketball, Canton McKinley Sr. High School

Mr. Sanders is “Mr. Positive”; he explores with students the positive influences in their lives. As he explores these influences he will remind us of John F. Kennedy’s saying; “the price of greatness is responsibility”. ~Bill Stump, Teacher, Northwest High School

EXCEPTIONAL!  Young people, EVERYWHERE, need to make it a point to hear the empowering words of Lester Sanders.  Lester holds no punches when confronting the issues of today’s youth.  He tackles with realism and defends his points with truth.”   ~Melanie K. Martin, Youth Worker, Columbus, OH

“Young people always know who is “real”. Lester’s hopeful and heartfelt message connects him with kids immediately. He “walks the walk” and brings his own life’s resilience and wisdom to his work with youth.” ~Christine Haymond, Retired Teacher, Glen Oak High School, Canton, OH

“Lester left our parents and the teachers present at our parents academy spellbound!”
~Mary B. Hatchet, Retired Principal, Belden Elementary School

I was so moved when I heard Lester speak, that I had to have him speak to my graduate class concerning issues related to troubled and at-risk youth!”
~Kellie Kirksey, Professor, Malone University

I just wanted to send you a quick note letting you know how impressed I was by your speech. You are motivating and interesting to listen to. Thanks for coming to my class!”
~Susan Dillick, Teacher, Fairless Local Schools

I want to personally Thank You for your inspirational presentation. For those that were in attendance I know they benefited from your dialogue and story.”
~Jill Shephard, Former Director, Canton Area YMCA Big Brothers/Big Sisters

“We wanted to say thank you for speaking at our 2010 commencement ceremony. You did a phenomenal job! All of the students shared how inspirational your story was.”
~Martina Keys, Teacher, Emmanuel Christian Academy

You were the best guest speaker we had this year” ~Female Student, Tuslaw High School