Helping Students Make Better Decisions & Step Into Leadership
- Leadership Development
- Motivation & Inspiration
- School Culture
- Middle & High School
- Parents & Teachers
Fee Range: $1K-5KInvite Juan
Juan Bendaña is on a mission to help students live epic lives through making better decisions and discovering their leadership ability.
Juan Bendaña is a renowned speaker, author, and DJ who speaks on high school and university campuses as well as conferences internationally. He speaks to 50,000+ students, educators, and parents across Canada & the United States every year.
He is the Founder of The 100 Day Playbook, a guided Journal that helps students build better habits, boost productivity, & optimize their life.
He has partnered with major organizations such as Sony Pictures and helps brands connect with students in meaningful ways.
Through his message of Engagement & Action, Juan creates an environment that makes both students and staff feel inspired, influential, and engaged. Juan gets students excited about engaging with their schools & communities.
He uses storytelling, humor & LIVE DJing to highlight a message of Engagement, Leadership, & Decision Making that resonates with every audience member.
Every year, Juan Keynotes annual conferences, orientation events, & student assemblies that bring him to over 50 cities across Canada & the United States.
Juan brings a new energy to school campus’ and conferences. His message has a lasting impact that sticks with students far beyond the speech.
He is a former snowboard instructor, sushi expert, and can recite every word of the Lion King. 🤣 🤣 🤣
Juan will host a LIVE and engaging virtual presentation for your school or organization. Here’s a preview 👇
Through personal stories, humor, and LIVE DJing, Juan immediately captures the attention of even the most distracted or difficult students.
It’s not a ‘typical school assembly’ with endless slides. It’s a dynamic, energy-packed experience that will leave students wanting more.
Juan was the student that thought school assemblies were LAME. But after attending a conference that ultimately changed his life, everything shifted.
Students listen because he isn’t speaking ‘at’ them, he is speaking ‘with’ them. Since Juan is so close in age, students are drawn in to hear from someone that understands where they are at.
With moments of uncontrollable laughter balanced with moments of absolute silence & occasional tears, Juan will have your student body captivated from start to finish.
- DECISION MAKING: Take initiative & make better decisions
- ENGAGEMENT: Boost engagement— inside & outside of the classroom
- ACTION: How to take action & achieve their goals
- CULTURE: Make everyone feel welcomed, respected, & valued
Throughout his school experience, Juan went to countless Student Leadership Conferences that ultimately transformed his life.
But there was one problem— going back to the ‘real world. He was terrified of sharing his ideas, being himself, and acting on what he has learned.
He knows what it’s like to be excited about Leadership but having no idea how to take it back home to his school community.
In this energy-packed presentation, he will give students tangible Leadership Strategies & insights that they can use back home to inspire the world around them.
Juan uses humor, ‘edge of your seat’ stories, and LIVE DJing to get students excited about Leadership, Contribution, and Impact.
- LEADERSHIP: Developing a Leadership Identity
- ENGAGEMENT: Raise Engagement & Commitment
- ACTION: Using Conference Takeaways Back Home
- INSPIRATION: Feel Inspired & Inspire Other
The start of a new School Year can be scary. New classes, new friends – new life. The start of the year should be a time of excitement and change – a fresh start into the next chapter of a student’s life.
How do I make new friends? What will my classes be like? What if I can’t handle this new schedule?
Juan breaks down how to start the school year on the right foot and set yourself up for success. He inspires students to make new decisions and build new habits that will define this new school year.
Students will learn how to be an integral part of the school and how to make positive contributions to campus culture.
Juan uses personal stories, humor, and LIVE DJing to highlight the daily challenges students face when coming into a new school year and gives real-world strategies on how to overcome them.
- EXCITEMENT: Getting Excited About School
- CULTURE: Contributing to a Positive Campus Culture
- ENGAGEMENT: Increase Student Engagement
- COMMUNITY: Build a Sense of Community on Campus
Juan knows EXACTLY what it’s like to be a ‘troubled student’. He also knows what it’s like to be a student that feels like ‘no one understands’
In this presentation, Juan uses humor, LIVE Music, science-backed research, & his personal experience working with 50,000 students a year to give adults a road map to influence & impact.
Juan teaches the exact strategies he uses to influence & inspire students. He will highlight the key insights needed to boost students’ buy-in.
By the end of his engaging, hands-on presentation, the audience will have tangible takeaways they can act on as soon as they leave the room.
- INFLUENCE: Effectively influence your students
- COMMUNICATION: Communication skills that ACTUALLY work with students
- RAPPORT: Build great relationships with both students & staff
- CULTURE: Transform the culture of your school community
Students are going through the most challenging times they have ever faced. They are living with more stress and uncertainty than they ever have before. What students (and the world) need right now is Leadership. In this inspiring keynote, Juan helps students face challenges in a more empowering way with real-world strategies they can start using NOW.
He uses personal stories, humor, and even LIVE music to highlight the fact that they can be the leader of TODAY. Juan teaches the leadership strategies necessary for students to be able to THRIVE during these uncertain times.
- How to handle uncertainty
- Leaning into discomfort and taking action
- Focusing on what you CAN control
- Build strong daily habits
- How to effectively lead yourself to be able to lead others
“From the initial booking to presentation day, Juan and his team were wonderful to work with. His presentation was fun, insightful, and left a lasting impression on our student body.”Erin G. | Leadership Advisor
“He encompassed what a true keynote speaker should be, poised, relatable, confident, inspiring and humorous. I have worked with numerous keynote speakers for over a decade and Juan, was easily a standout.”Christina B. | Conference Chair
“His messaging is very clear and simple – Put yourself out there, don’t be afraid, and get involved. His story of moving forward connected with every student in our building.”Mark C. | Principal
“Absolutely electrifying energy from start to finish, perfect consistency. Juan is a fantastic speaker to get your audience warmed up and excited about a topic. If you’re bringing in Juan, you should prepare to be entertained to no end.”Sandra B | Conference Director