OUR SPEAKERS

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Jumping Turtle features world renowned, highly skilled, super entertaining presenters that elevate every event!

JOHN BYTHEWAY

John has inspired hundreds of thousands of audiences everywhere with his deep insights, witty anecdotes, and thought-provoking moments. John brings his timeless and humorous wisdom to leaders, employees, and students in his powerfully motivating presentations.

John is a bestselling author of more than two dozen books, audio CDs and DVDs, including titles like, How to be Totally Miserable, The Best Three Hours of the Week, and What Are You Carrying in Your Backpack?

John has worked with BYU Continuing Education youth programs as a counselor, administrator and presenter for over 30 years. John has traveled the world teaching, inspiring and motivating audiences of all ages to become their best. John is also a part-time instructor at Brigham Young University where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

John and his wife Kimberly have six children and live in Salt Lake City.

MEG JOHNSON

Meg Johnson is a motivational speaker and author, empowering people of all abilities with her motto: When life gets too hard to stand, just keep on rollin’!

As a speaker, Meg has motivated audiences locally to internationally, sharing her messages with Fortune 500 businesses, nonprofit organizations, women’s business and religious conferences, universities, hospitals, sports teams and school groups. She is also a popular fireside speaker.

In addition to live speaking events, Meg shares her inspiring life stories across the globe through her books and live-recorded talks on CD, and through videos on her YouTube channel.

Her work has touched many on a local, national, and international level and Meg was the recipient of the Athena Leadership Award in 2012. In addition to numerous television and print stories, Meg was the cover story for Wasatch Women in 2008. She has been the inspiration for several documentaries and movies including Falling Up.

HANK SMITH

Hank Smith grew up in St. George, Utah and has an MBA from Utah State University and a Ph.D. from Brigham Young University. In addition to his work in consulting with companies and families, Hank has presented at nationwide programs, several University Education Weeks, public school assemblies, and various forums around the country. Hank has also authored many books and audio CDs.

Hank and his wife, Sara, currently live in Mapleton, Utah. Hank says that, “Sara is amazing! She knows everything about me and still loves me.” They recently had twin boys giving them a total of 5 adorable children and the noisiest home on the block. Hank enjoys running marathons and eating lots of ice cream, which is why he runs marathons. More than anything else he loves being with his wonderful wife and children.

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