Willie Jolley is renowned as America's Premier Celebrity Speaker, Singer, and Author. His specialty is success and growing business through leadership and team building.
Willie Jolley was recently inducted into the Speakers Hall of Fame, a lifetime award for speaking excellence and professionalism. He joined luminaries like Ronald Reagan, Zig Ziglar, Harvey McKay and Les Brown. And in 1999, Willie Jolley was named “One of the Outstanding Five Speakers in the World” by Toastmasters International. Less than 50 speakers worldwide have been bestowed that honor! Former winners include Christopher Reeve, Margaret Thatcher and Colin Powell! In 2003, the McDonald’s Corporation named him “A Black History Maker of Today!”
Willie Jolley is a Five Time Washington Area Music Association (WAMMIE) Award Winning singer for “Best Jazz Singer” and “Best Entertainer”.
His new ‘Jolley’ music is now the number one downloaded Motivational Music on the Apple I- Tunes site, as well as on Napster, MusicMatch and Live-365!
Willie Jolley is the author of two international best selling books, “It Only Takes A Minute To Change Your Life!” and“A Setback Is A Setup For A Comeback.” His books have been translated into eight languages. As a co-author of “Go M.A.D. (Go Make A Difference),” a best selling book for youth - teaching life skills and encouraging academic excellence - his message is spreading around the world! And Chicken Soup For The Christian Soul - II features Willie Jolley along with Joyce Meyers, Tony Campolo and Naomi Rhode!
As host of the syndicated radio show “The Willie Jolley Motivational Minute,” Willie Jolley is heard daily in over 60 markets, on the ABC Rejoice Radio Network, The Radio One Praise Network; and on WHUR-FM in Washington, DC. Plus, he writes a column that is syndicated by the National News Press Association and read by over 6 million readersvia newspaper, the internet and the Electronic Urban Report. He’s seen on television with his PBS ground breaking special for teens “Dare 2 Dream, Dare 2 Win” and as a spokesperson for Mercedes Benz and the District of Columbia Government Community Outreach Programs.
Black Enterprise Magazine recently labeled him as the “Motivational Guru!”
Willie Jolley is a graduate of The American University and Wesley Theological Seminary. His mission in life is to help people maximize their God given talents and abilities so they can Do More, Be More and Achieve More!