For Immediate Release - Jon Dorenbos to take his show on the Road!
Need a keynote speaker for your next meeting, conference or convention? Ask for Jon Dorenbos.
Most recently, Jon absolutely "wowed" America with his mind-blowing and inspirational performances on NBC's hit television show - America's Got Talent. He made it to the finals and placed third overall in the competition amongst tens of thousands of competitors.
Jon has appearedregularly on the Ellen DeGeneres Show and absolutely amazed her and she has asked him back for multiple visits in the coming months.
When Jon Dorenbos is on stage, he emphasizes the importance of choice and openly shares his childhood tragedy. When he was twelve, his picture-perfect family was destroyed after his father murdered his mother. Jon chose to rise through adversity, set goals, no matter how high, and planned and executed the necessary steps required to accomplish these goals. He started learning magic at the age of twelve and is now considered a "master magician", earning the respect of audiences and top magicians alike.
After college at the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP), he was signed as a long snapper by the Buffalo Bills in 2003 as an undrafted free agent, a long-shot to make the team. A two-time NFL Pro Bowler, Jon has just embarked onhis eleventh season with the Philadelphia Eagles and fourteenth (14th) year in the league. The average tenure in the NFL is less than three years. He recently signed a three (3) year contract extension thru 2019.
This year the Eagles have nominated him for the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year award for his philanthropy and numerous charitable endeavors.
Jon hosts a television show with the Eagles and has won two EMMY AWARDS (2008 & 2015). He was awarded the Ed Block Courage Award in 2008. This award honors those NFL players who exemplify commitment to the principles of sportsmanship and courage and is selected solely by the votes of their teammates.
Those who want him at their event must book early. As a seasoned professional speaker Jon has a packed schedule during his “off-season”. His clientele reads as a “who's who” of celebrities, Fortune 500 companies and Universities. In his compelling motivational speaking he shares the power of teamwork, forgiveness, perseverance and accountability.
Jon's inspirational life story of triumph over adversity has been retold on national television in two featured stories on HBO's REAL SPORTS with Bryant Gumbel, FOX Sports, ESPN, E! True Hollywood Story: An American Story, ABC, and CBS.
While performing the most amazing magic most have ever seen, Jon Dorenbos tailors his presentations to fit the needs of his audience. He inspires others by sharing his life experiences and NFL stories, relating them to corporate culture. He discusses the importance of discipline, teamwork, perseverance and the acceptance of failure in achieving a common goal. In his words, “Live in vision not circumstance.”
On Jon Dorenbos as a speaker and magician:
"This guy's not just okay; we're talking about AWESOME right here! He had me entertained for hours."Garth Brooks, Country Superstar.
"Jon had every one of my 300+ managers hanging on his every word and eating out of the palm of his hand. They walked out of the session renewed, refocused and rejuvenated."
Felix Rappaport , President / CEO Foxwoods Casino
"Jon is an absolute wizard and his ability to engage an audience is unparalleled." Simon Cowell
“Jon helped us welcome our guests to Philadelphia in an unforgettable way. He is an extremely talented magician and performer and has the innate ability to win over the audience with his charisma and authenticity. You just want to be around him!”
Priscilla Haslob, Director of Corporate Events, Hamilton Lane
“The tragedy that Jon has overcome in his life is unimaginable. He has made the most of every opportunity.........while performing he has a gift of pulling his audience in and giving them an amazing experience.”
Peter King – Sports Illustrated / HBO network
Phone: 609 412 0746