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 Nelson Mandela, Christopher Reeve, Margaret Thatcher and Colin Powell! In the same year Toastmasters also named him the "Motivational/Inspirational Speaker Of The Year!"
Willie Jolley holds the two top designations that the National Speakers Associations bestows to the best of the best! The first designation is the CPAE/ Speaker Hall of Fame Award, which is a lifetime award for speaking excellence and professionalism. In winning this award, Willie Jolley joins luminaries like Ronald Reagan, Zig Ziglar, Harvey McKay and Les Brown. The other designation is the CSP, which is the Certified Speaking Profession designation, which is an earned honor for being a speaker who has made his mark on the speaking industry with presentations to a wide range of groups and audiences. Plus in 2003, the McDonald’s Corporation named him “A Black History Maker of Today!”
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!