“It was amazing and powerful. I encourage all of you to consider having him as a guest speaker. He left our students motivated with a sense of passion, purpose, and a roadmap for life.”

Andy Parks, Memphis Community College


Odell Bizzell is a nationally known blogger, speaker, author, and entrepreneur. While in high school Odell started a small candy retail distribution center that earned him over $75,000 while earning an academic scholarship to college

As a successful keynote speaker Odell has been featured in the USA Today, Yahoo Finance, CNBC.com, and over 200 media outlets. Odell has partnered with over 200 colleges, youth organizations, and the military to reach tens of thousands of students.


His engaging and interactive presentations help students learn about the intersection of leadership and diversity and how to become more effective leaders in a diverse world. Odell has presented on the same stages as Super Bowl winning coaches, national politicians, and celebrities like Stephen A. Smith, Dave Letterman, & Oprah Winfrey.

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“Rave reviews! Everyone loved hearing all the stories that Odell told today. Everybody could connect. He was very personable and hands-on, the students loved it.”

Krystal Dowd, Bladen Community College

“We just had an amazing conference with Odell Bizzell. He was very inspirational and motivating to our students.”

Katelyn Appel, St. Petersburg College Seminole Campus

“He spoke to our studetns and did a fantastic job. If you are looking for a speaker to come to your school, please don’t hesitate to give him a call. He will be enthusiastic and he will do everything that needs to be done to get your students motivated.”

Wanda Lawrence, Cleveland Community College

“He always has something new to say that is inspiring. He is funny and he is real. He gives a new element to motivational speaking that I don’t think a lot of speakers have and I appreciate that.”

Dana, Ball State University

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