Determined to Learn and Develop
Donald Lee Dowridge,
as The Motivational Guru continues on the track of
empowering those who seek to move up to their next dimension.
are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict."
- William E. Channing
in Tampa, Florida,
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|Donald L. Dowridge, Jr.
Keynote Speaker, Self-Improvement Consultant, Mentor, Facilitator, Instructor, Self-Published Author,
Actor & Innovator!
One can use either or all of these titles to describe Mr. Donald
L. Dowridge, Jr. Twenty-Eight (28) Years of experience in the public and private sectors have
allowed this Guru to embark upon many lives and help change a generations by giving a positive vision to of prosperity. Dowridge
who endured greater hardship then many can acclaim to have, come through many rough situations that labeled him the most unwanted
in his foster homes and as a student in Turners Station Elementary(Baltimore, now defunct) and Dundalk Elementary(Baltimore, Md.), P.S. 146, J.H.S. 120(South Bronx), Evander Childs High School(North Bronx), and Hillsborough High School(Tampa, Florida).
In order to make such
a positive impact on today's society, Dowridge would have to carved, weaved, and puzzled his way through a tumultuous child, youth, and early adult existence. He filtered his way
through the harshness of child abuse, gangwarfare, incarceration, drug and alcohol abuse, and most importantly, overcome major sidelining issues with
himself to stand ever so tall this day. He finally got his High School Diploma
and today he has a Degree in Business Marketing. Dowridge with honesty gives these remarks about champion his educational
quest. "Many times in the mist of accomplishing this feat, it was very challenging
and it took me to levels that I was not preprared to travel to. Looking back it is one of the greatest accomplishments
of my life!"
Dowridge has been cited
by numerous outstanding organizations as a leading youth and adult empowerment speaker who possesses the ability to capture
the attention of people as a whole and keep it real! With that in mind, Dowridge humor and infectious enthusiasm can convert an audience of sluggish skeptics
into people rejuvenated by awareness of their own potential. He inspires others as he generates success that
transcend mediocrity, no matter what life places in our path.
Dowridge's lectures /
seminars consistently draw major attention throughout the country. He lectures at churches of various denominations,
elementary, middle, high schools, and colleges/universities. This includes addressing professional groups / organizations,
and many businesses.
What sets Mr. Donald L. Dowridge, Jr.
apart from a crowded pack of motivational speakers? He is a remarkable and powerful presenter who is very humous, entertaining,
knowledgeable, compassionate, dramatic and most of all, offers a message that is very powerful.
/ Children, Empowerment, Leadership, Stress, Performance Improvement, Attitude, Change, Conflict Resolution, Foster Care,
Youth Gangs, Positive Parenting, Overcoming Alcohol and Drug Addiction, Self-Esteem, Resilience, and Motivation.