We inspire students to get engaged on campus and within their communities!

See the energy live here!

We inspire students to get engaged on campus
and within their communities!

Jon keeps it simple with his core message:
The Front Row Factor™

He helps students to step away from their comfort zones’ and push themselves to pursue what is truly challenging, important, and meaningful.

With years of experience keynoting, Jon has developed an effective and modern motivational style that genuinely connects with his audience. Engaging his listeners, igniting their enthusiasm, and challenging their status-quo is Jon’s specialty.

His mission is to encourage individuals to find and develop their unique talents so that they will make the biggest impact within their campus and community.

“Jon is more than an engaging speaker, he has the gift to reach a crowd that attracts more than a diverse audience but an ability to transform their lives to live in the front row fully engaged!”

Nikki Hornsberry, Assistant Director of Student Development,
Villanova University

Meet Jon

Jon received the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities: Campus Speaker of the Year in 2012 and 2013. He is the author of Living College Life In The Front Row, and a philanthropist. In 2005, Jon founded The Front Row Foundation, which helps individuals and families who are braving critical health challenges to, “experience life in the front row”. Learn more.

Jon lives by these five core values:

  1. Make authentic connections
  2. Create your own reality
  3. Be open to change
  4. Commit fully
  5. Contribute to others

Keynote Presentation

The Front Row Factor™

Do you want more out of life? Do you want to inspire and lead others to do the same? This session is for go-getters’ and go-givers’ who are ready to trade their life as a spectator for that of someone who lives a #frontrowlife. Learn the 5 Secretes to Living College Life in the Front Row™ in this action-packed and highly interactive session that offers valuable lessons about authentic, practical and visionary leadership through entertaining stories and meaningful activities.

Students will learn the value of connection and how to form powerful relationships with others. They will better understand their ability to transform themselves and influence others through action as well as learn the intrinsic and extrinsic benefits associated with giving back. They will gain perspective about the power and responsibility of commitment and will be empowered to create and re-create their own lives. Join Jon for a #frontrowexperience that will forever change your perspective on life!

This program is perfect for…

Leadership Series
Student Organization Retreats
Association Meetings

Diversity Programming
Sophomore Programming