Award-winning Journalist, Author, Speaker, Trainer, Artist & Graphic Designer (Blue Seagull Creator)
When faced with the heat of adversity, CHAMPIONS are forged by the fire while the others are consumed by its flames.
Jerry LePre is a highly effective award-winning journalist (LPA), author and speaker who engages and energizes the staff, members and leadership of organizations, schools, senior adult groups and churches to EMPOWER THE CHAMPION WITHIN. His books and presentations have been used for talent, culture and stewardship development by fortune 100 companies, Jefferson Parish Chamber of Commerce, Bethany Church (Lazarus Program) US Coast Guard and many more. Jerry has taught educators in Orleans Parish, Jefferson Parish, St. Bernard Parish and St. John Parish along with leaders of international companies.
The inspirational messages created by this entertaining New Orleans native (Loyola and Jesuit) blend uplifting stories, local culture and humor with practical insight to empower your V.A.L.U.E. Core. (Vision, Attitude, Love, Understanding, Energy)
Jerry's result-oriented presentations are not just about motivation; they are focused on transformation.
Jerry co-hosted the sports segments of the PBS show PULSE NEW ORLEANS hosted by Bill Capo and was a featured columnist for GridWeek magazine. He also served as a board member of the National Speakers Association (NSA) of GNO, the director of Ochsner Health Plan's TH65 and currently is a member of the Southern Christian Writers Guild. In addition, Jerry has worked on several joint presentations with leaders of Children's Hospital New Orleans (Behavioral Health).
Jerry is the founder of Celebrate Senior Life (CSL) that provides informative and entertaining presentations to empower senior adults. He is also an award winning classical guitarist, singer and songwriter along with being a digital artist and graphic designer (Seagull Art and Design). He is the creator of the Blue Seagull style of art.