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Pro Athletes, Inc.



Dear Educational Leaders, 


Our proactive Bound For Greatness national Charter School Student Leadership Tour is March 27 - May 31, 2017.  We are honoring charter schools nationwide for the educational work and opportunities you are affording families and children in the community.  Your schools are preparing millions of students for success in life, particularly secondary education opportunities.  We truly appreciate all the work you are doing in our communities.  All charter schools can take an additional $500 off our 1 hour, half-day, and full-day discounted presentation fee schedule during the tour.  The discounted fee schedule is at the bottom of the page for your review.  Some schools are planning for summer programs and next year.


For An immediate Reference Regarding Our Bound For Greatness Presentations, please feel free to email the following Superintendents of Schools:


• Dr. Kimberly Schneider, Superintendent of Mercer County Technical Schools,, (609) 631-2102.

• Dr. Kevin West, Superintendent of East Orange Public Schools,, (973) 266-5760.

• Dr. Garnell Bailey, Superintendent of Pleasantville Public Schools,, (609) 383-6800 Ext. 2506.

• Dr. Richard Tomko, Superintendent of Belleville Public Schools,, (973) 450-3500 Ext. 1022.

• Ms Beverly MacKay, Superintendent of Ramapo Indian Hills Reg. High School District,, (201) 416-8100.

• Ms Cynthia Randina, Superintendent of Hopatcong Public Schools, crandina@hopatcongschools.or, (973) 398-8801.


There are video clips and news clips from NBC, ABC, CBS, and Fox News.  There are also program reference letters, a bio, a video clip of a presentation, and news articles on this website.  The host of the celebrity leadership tour is Duane West, nationally acclaimed On-Air Motivational TV Personality (NBC TV).  He was honored by the President's Office Of The United States for his work with children and accomplishments in sports and fitness.  D. West was also honored on national TV as America’s leading celebrity youth motivator, he appeared on the Oprah Show as well.  


In elementary school, grades 1 - 5, D. West struggled with reading and writing, now he's an accomplished author and writer who reads to children in schools nationally from books he has written.  From poverty, a special needs at-risk homeless student to a first generation college graduate

to motivational speaker, to fitness guru, to author and writer, to pro football player, to NBC TV On-Air Motivational TV Personality who inspires millions. 


Program Topics of Discussion K - 12


• Leadership

• Anti-bullying/Cyberbullying

• Making Good Choices and Decisions

• Character Development 

• Respect

• Behavior Management

• Conflict Resolution

• Goal Setting

• Diversity

• Acceptance

• Tolerance

• Integrity 

• Discipline

• Life Skills Enhancement

• Anti-violence

• Anti-drugs

• Health, Nutrition, Sports and Fitness

• Career Development

• Literacy

• Vandalism

• Hazing

• Gang Prevention & Intervention

• Teen Relationship and Dating Violence

• Pep-talk to prepare students for state testing

• Dropout Prevention and Intervention

• Importance of Education


All schools are different in terms of their academic make-up, daily social problems and issues that challenge teachers, students, administrators, parents and counselors weekly.  Please review our topics of discussion carefully and then decide on the topics that are feasible for your school and/or school district.  If you are interested in specific topics of discussion from our presentation list, please let us know in advance.  We will tailor the assembly program or seminar/workshop to your school’s needs and specifications, grades K - 12.  


The program duration is contingent upon your school’s/school district’s goals, objectives, mission, and operating budget.  The duration of our program is 30 minutes, 1 hour, half-day and a full-day.  Our programs are year round, 12 months.  If our leadership tour dates are not ideal for your school, please feel free to schedule our program at a later date or the next school year 2017 -2018.


We use the power of our celebrity influence to direct students toward academic leadership initiatives and higher achievement in the classroom.  We engage students in the learning process, enhance students leadership skills, improve school climate and navigate students toward productive roles in school and the community.  We help schools minimize the social issues and behavior management problems that frequently occur.


If you have a low/limited operating budget and are very interested in our leadership tour visiting your students, please don't hesitate to ask me for an additional discount for your school during the tour.  We are affording all schools an opportunity to hear America's leading celebrity youth motivator's presentation.  Please email me expeditiously if you would like to have our leadership tour visit your school.  I look forward to speaking with you.  I can be reached at 404 - 399-8805.  Have a wonderful day.  All traveling expenses are included in the discounted tour rates.


Bobby Jackson 

New York Jets Hall Of Fame

Florida State University Hall Of Fame # 40

President of National Leadership Programs








Celebrity Discounted Presentation Rates









• 30 Minute Presentation - Traveling expenses are included.                                                  $800


• 1 Hour Presentation - Traveling expenses are included.                                                      $1,500


• Half-day Presentation - Traveling expenses are included.                                                    $3,500


• Full-day Presentation, 6 hours - Traveling expenses are included.                                        $5,000






Our celebrity guest appearance fees for 1 hour presentations are generally between 5K - 50K.  D. West, America’s leading celebrity youth motivator fee is between 15K - 50K for one hour.  We always lower our celebrity guest appearance rates for schools nationwide.  All charter schools can take an additional $500 off the one hour, half-day, and full-day discounted presentation fee schedule during the tour.


Standard one hour celebrity keynote presentation rates are generally between 5K - 50K for nationally acclaimed TV stars, Super Bowl Camps, Hall of Fame Athletes and celebrity personalities.  We hope our special rates open the door of opportunity for your students.  Have an amazing day.  

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