MentalHealth – Banner
TeenMentalHealth – Banner

High School Motivational Speaker

Motivational Speaker

For 24 years Jeff has wow’d high school and middle school assemblies and leadership conferences with his heart and passionate delivery. Connect with the world's top motivational speaker for high school students.
Read More

Teen Student Leadership Conferences

College Speaker

From the University of Notre Dame and the University of Michigan to community colleges, Jeff inspires his College audiences with his story of depression and mental health.

Read More

Mental Health Speaker / Teen Suicide Expert

Mental Health Speaker

"What’s in your TOOLBOX?" Jeff inspires his audiences to create a toolbox for living with mental illness. His story also validates mental health professionals to remember the importance of their work. "Touch the heart and the mind will follow.", says Jeff.
Read More

“Take Time To Think,”

Jeff Yalden Tells Teens

"I think today’s teens are desperate for the attention of caring adults who recognize their problems, and speak with them honestly and directly about the challenges they face." A MESSAGE FROM JEFF YALDEN

Recently on Jeff’s Blog . . .

Why Teens Self-Harm

Why Teens Self-Harm Let's talk about why teens self-harm so you as a trusted adult in a teens life can intervene and get the teen the help … [Read More...]

Hal Elrod author of The Miracle Morning
BOOM! works magic if you implement it into your everyday life. And (as Jeff will tell you) BOOM! is the perfect addition to your Miracle Mornings!
C. Schmitt Guidance, Warwick HS, Warwick, NY
In the fifteen years of bringing speakers to Warwick High School, this was the first time anyone has received a standing ovation from the students.
D. Guglielmana Activities Director Martin Luther King Jr. MS, Oceanside, CA
Jeff has the ability to reach the very heart of his audience by relating experiences to their lives, and also by giving them direction and hope for their futures.
J. Okulski Principal Garden City HS, Garden City, NY
Veteran staff members indicated that you were the best assembly program that they had witnessed in their careers. Students told me that they were going to use your thoughts in their college essays. Others wanted you as our graduation speaker. I was personally moved by your thoughts.
Read More Testimonials


A Important Conversation with Teens!

The "About LIFE’” high school assembly is about AWAKENING! When we live through a “fog” we wander around aimlessly. . . When we AWAKEN to who we are – and to our purpose the “fog” lifts and a new life unfolds.
Speaking Programs for Teens

high school motivational speakers
 jeff yalden book your life matters
Boom book One Word to Instantly Inspire Action, Deliver Rewards, and Positively Affect Your Life Every Day! Boom stands for Be Of One Mind and is your reminder to align everything with your purpose. Order the Book

Teen Suicide Prevention Expert and Youth Motivational Speaker , Jeff Yalden, is award-winning, internationally acclaimed and literally changes lives!  One of the TOP motivational speakers for high school students, top speakers for teens, and top guest speakers for schools in America. Jeff is passionate and enthusiastic, as motivational speakers for students must be in order to carry an effective and emotional message. Teenage motivational speaker, Teen & Family communicator. Visit The Mental Health & Motivation: The Unlikely Life Coach Podcast today -  Mental Health & Motivation Podcast
Jeff Yalden changed my life in an hour more than the world did in 16 years.” – P. Blumenstein, PA

Effective motivational speakers for teens are very important in today's world
Jeff passionately delivers awesome school motivational assemblies because at one time he was that teen lost and confused. Today, Jeff touches the hearts of millions as he shares his timeless lessons about life's defining moments. Jeff's extraordinary ability to connect with teens and present to high school assemblies and student leadership conferences is unmatched. He's the perfect youth motivational speaker for your high school assembly or teen mental health awareness event who is ‘Real,' with a message that gives teen listeners that ‘Ah-Ha!’ Moment! Jeff has become the most in-demand of all youth motivational speakers in North America, having captured the attention of more than 4,000 teen audiences around the world.

One of the top youth speakers in the world
Jeff has addressed audiences in all 50 states, 48 countries, and every province in Canada. Jeff presents to hundreds of thousands of teens annually in middle schools, high schools, leadership/youth conferences, colleges and universities. He's very much in demand for his teen depression and teen suicide prevention talks to communities and parents. No other motivational speakers for schools can say that 70 million viewers know them as the “Life Coach” on MTV’s longest-running reality show, MADE, which Mr. Yalden is known for.

Without a doubt, the best inspirational speech I have ever heard!” – Jackie, PA
I wish everyone could hear Jeff Yalden’s speech. It will truly change your life.” – E. Scheidemantle, PA
"Mr. Yalden is simply one of the best mental health speakers in the world today. ” – B. King, CPI Certification Expert

More Experience Than All Celebrity Suicide Prevention Speakers
Jeff has been helping young people, students, and school staff since 1992. Not all suicide prevention guest speakers are created equally, and Mr. Yalden's experience really shines through.