Summary

Marlon, a native of Dayton, Ohio, is an accomplished motivational speaker who has wowed numerous audiences across the United States.Speaking since the age of 3, he has spoken to various audiences including: schools, colleges, churches, and summer camps.Able to perform more than 50 distinct speeches, his messages inspire old and young alike to educate themselves, do their personal best, and avoid the various pitfalls that have surely threatened us all at one time or another.

Objective

To Become a Freshman Candidate for Bachelor's Degree in the Class of 2016

Portfolio

Work History

Work History
Sep 2010 - Present

Senior

Ponitz High School

Among his many accomplishments, Marlon has been listed among Who’s Who in Middle School Students, is a 2008 inductee into the Jr. National Honor Society, is the recipient of the City of Dayton’s 2008 Mayor’s Award, and is a Peace Ambassador for the Street Souljahz Program in Dayton, Ohio.He has opened for Rev. Jesse Jackson, has performed at The Ohio State University, and often speaks at the City of Dayton’s Back to School Rally.Marlon is identified as the youngest motivational speaker in the state of Ohio and is currently fulfilling requirements to become a member of the Ohio’s Speakers Bureau.At the age of 10, he has the great fortune of traveling to Europe with the Student Ambassador Program.He visited various cities including France and Caan and had the privilege of visiting with the Queen.

Education

Education
Sep 2010 - Present

Diploma

Ponitz High School

Marlon’s character and wisdom extend far beyond that of a normal 8th grade student.He understands the importance of giving back to the community and his “helping spirit” is regularly witnessed. With his tremendous insight into the plight of youth in this city, he constantly seeks to improve the quality of life for his peers.He has the ability to motivate young people to go beyond their comfort zones and seek opportunities to grow and excel.Facing many of the distractions and temptations that all young people face, Marlon continues to press towards the mark of the high calling which is in his personal savior, Jesus Christ.He is a member of Omega Baptist Church and is an active member of the Youth Ministry and the Jr. Trustee Board. He is a Peace Ambassador at his school, David H. Ponitz Career Technology Center, a member of the 2011 MLK Celebration committee and a gifted athlete who plays basketball for his school.