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Dj Johnson


Schools and organizations book DJ all across the country, because of his ability to relate to the challenges and struggles of the students he speaks to. Students and staff alike, walk away inspired to be the best versions of themselves.

DJ's compassionate and empathetic approach to youth empowerment makes him a highly sought-after speaker, mentor, and educator in academic settings. He has engaged with thousands of students across various educational platforms, leaving an indelible impact on their lives.


Motivate and Teach...

Parents, students & teachers how to transform negative narratives by learning how to connect and communicate better, overcome challenging situations and create powerful personal stories of achievement.



What sets DJ apart is his unparalleled ability to connect with students on an emotional and experiential level, inspiring them to envision a future unbounded by their current circumstances. His relatable journey serves as a vivid template for students, underscoring the message that greatness can be achieved despite formidable challenges.

  1. Keynote Speaker

  2. Conferences

  3. Professional Development/Staff Motivation

  4. Parent Workshop/Motivation 





Change Your Narrative

DJ invites students and educators on a profound exploration of personal narratives, transcending the stories inherited from the past. By openly sharing his own transformative journey, DJ inspires individuals to break free from generational patterns and rewrite their narratives. This keynote is a dynamic experience, empowering participants to not only recognize the narratives they've inherited but also to courageously tell their stories in a way that defies generational constraints. Join us for an enlightening session on storytelling, self-discovery, and the power to break free from generational curses by reshaping the narrative of our lives.

Overcoming Adversity as a Foster & Homeless Youth

This uplifting presentation will explore resilience, determination, and the transformative power of hope.  DJ will share personal stories, highlighting the strength and resilience that lies within each individual. This keynote aims to inspire and empower foster and homeless youth, providing practical insights and strategies to navigate life's challenges. From overcoming obstacles to fostering a positive mindset, attendees will gain valuable tools to shape their destinies.

Student & Staff Resilience

In life, we often encounter challenges and setbacks that test our strength and determination. It's during these moments of adversity that resilience becomes our most valuable ally. Resilience is the inner power that allows us to bounce back, rise above obstacles, and keep moving forward. DJ shares tips and strategies to build resiliency in all that we do.

Successfully Supporting Foster & Homeless Youth

This informative presentation is designed to equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and insights needed to effectively assist and empower young individuals facing the challenges of foster care and homelessness.

Stay Inspired


Stay Inspired is our comprehensive program designed to inspire positive change in your school culture, centered around the empowering message of changing one's narrative. This dynamic program includes a captivating keynote assembly, engaging student breakouts, enlightening staff professional development, and an inclusive parent community night.

Stay Inspired Program Levels

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InspireONE includes a  transformative keynote assembly and interactive student breakouts that dive deeper into the themes introduced in the keynote assembly. The keynote focuses on student resilience, empathy, and inclusivity, laying the foundation for a school-wide culture shift while emphasizing the importance of changing one's narrative to overcome challenges.



InspireSOME includes professional development that will equip your educators with the tools they need to champion a positive culture shift. These sessions will address strategies for fostering inclusivity, promoting student well-being, and cultivating a supportive learning environment. Staff will leave inspired and equipped to lead by example, emphasizing the impact of changing their own narratives and fostering a culture of collaboration and respect.



InspireALL includes a parent community night designed to engage parents in the transformation process. This event will provide a platform for open dialogue, sharing insights, and building a collaborative partnership between school and home. Together, we'll explore how parents can actively contribute to the positive evolution of the school culture, emphasizing the role of changing narratives within families and the community.

What's Included:

  • One Day Program

  • One Class or School Assembly

  • One (up to 2 hours) Breakout Session (up to 50 students)

What's Included:

  • 2-3 Day Program

  • Includes InspireONE

  • Up to 5 One-Hour Breakout Sessions (15-20 students)

  • One Staff Development session (up to 1.5 hours)

What's Included:

  • 4 Day Program

  • Includes InspireONE & InspireSOME

  • One Parent Community Night

  • One Student Leader Breakout Session (Up to 2 hours)

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