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United States


Las Vegas

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Speaker Bio

Jeff Henderson started his culinary career in the unlikeliest of places: prison. While serving nearly ten years, he discovered an untapped passion for cooking, which led to executive chef positions at Bellagio and Caesars Palace.


Jeff’s inspiring story has been featured on Oprah’s Life Class, Good Morning America, Today Show, ABC World News Tonight, CNN, The Steve Harvey Show and in major publications such as The New York Times, Newsweek, USA Today, People Magazine, the Washington Post, and many others. When Jeff is not traveling the world teaching his life-changing lessons, he resides in Las Vegas with his wife Stacy and their five children.


With organizations facing the challenges of operating remotely and under a ‘new normal,’ Jeff has developed a unique and powerful approach to delivering lasting results to any location. These high-impact, live, and entertaining virtual meetings deliver Jeff’s distinctive style, performance mastery, and immersive content, straight to you, no matter where you are.


Jeff’s sessions can be fully customized to successfully and seamlessly merge your organization’s goals and will leave your audience feeling inspired, energized, and empowered to achieve MORE.


From humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles to imprisoned drug dealer, and now an award-winning celebrity chef and best-selling author, Chef Jeff is a role model for anyone who needs the encouragement to reinvent their lives. Since he discovered his passion and gift for cooking in the unlikeliest of places –prison –Jeff has completely turned his life around, and today serves as a popular and powerful voice for self-transformation.

Keynote Topic #1


In this presentation Jeff shares two decades of life lessons that he gained on his redemptive journey from drug dealer to TV celebrity chef to internationally acclaimed speaker. With his 12 inspiring and pragmatic street-smart recipes for success, audiences will discover their hidden business aptitudes, make life-changing decisions, and secure personal and professional success.

Keynote Topic #2


Despite popular misconceptions, ‘prisoners’ aren’t only found behind steel bars. They’re walking amongst us every single day, locked behind self-imposed, seemingly impenetrable mental barriers. With wit and wisdom, ex-convict and celebrity chef, Jeff Henderson compellingly shifts the prisoner narrative while serving up some delicious fare, illustrating how the general idea of ‘prisoner’ is both incomplete and incredibly misleading. Having spent 10 years in federal prison before going on to culinary acclaim, Chef Jeff gives actionable insights on how to break free from the mental walls we’ve built for ourselves, unlocking a whole new perspective and lease on life.

Keynote Topic #3


Students will learn everything they need to know to level up for life after college. They will take away the same strategies Jeff used to reach success from former drug dealer to executive chef. Jeff will help students discover their TOP strengths and GREATEST weakness, to build a solid foundation to assist them in their personal and professional development.

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