EJ Carrion

Preparing Students to Succeed in School & Life

  • Topics:
  • Academic Success
  • College & Career Prep
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Audiences:
  • Middle & High School
  • College & University

Fee Range: $2K-5K

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EJ Carrion is a transformational social entrepreneur, speaker, and thought leader who builds technology and innovations to create equitable people-powered solutions in education.

He is the co-founder and CEO of Student Success Agency, a digital mentoring platform that helps students get support anywhere, anytime from their electronic devices. Student Success Agency creates an environment for school systems to build, maintain, and mobilize their staff to deepen relationships with students in all learning formats and improve students’ academic, economic, and emotional well-being.

In 2014, EJ Carrion was a special guest to the White House during the Obama/Biden Administration and recognized at the U.S. Departments of Education at their annual Education Datapalooza event: Promoting Innovation in Improving College Access, Affordability, and Completion, for his innovative work in student engagement and supporting the whole child.

EJ was recognized by Forbes Magazine as a top 30 Entrepreneur under 30 in Education in 2018. Student Success Agency was listed as one of the Top 300 startups to work for in 2020.

During the pandemic when millions of students went online and thousands of schools closed for in-person learning, EJ was called on by NBC, ABC, Fox News affiliates, and national agencies to provide expertise and guidance on supporting students their virtual learning experiences.

EJ is a first-generation college student who received the prestigious Bill and Melinda Gates Scholarship.

He has become one of the country’s top education speakers after his Goalcast video about his stepdad Mike hit over 35 million views on Facebook.

He has presented to audiences across 48 states and around the world with the goal of being mind-expanding, dynamically enthusiastic, and a human possibility pusher for the audiences he has the privilege to engage.


“We have had EJ speak to over 1,700 of our students in the past two years. He's always achieved 95%+ on our surveys in relation to the value that he creates for our students.”
Chelsey Karlin, YEP Coordinator
“EJ Carrion was truly the best keynote speaker I’ve ever heard. ”
Emma Klaire, YE Summit
“EJ Carrion breaks down the path to success into three stages and 12 milestone markers that measure if you are on track. This is practical and useful for all students. ”
Joanna D, Vine Voice
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