Hi! My name is

Eddie Cortes.

I inspire students to rise above their circumstances to fulfill their potential.

Invite me to speak to your students.

Hi! My name is
Eddie Cortes.

I inspire students to rise above their circumstances to fulfill their potential.

Invite me to speak to your students.

Mr. Cortes was engaging, fun, and informative for our students.”

Lisa Tindall
Assistant Principal, Ventura Elementary School

DARE TO DREAM

WHAT IF STUDENTS NEVER FULLFILL THEIR POTENTIAL?

Eddie was abused, broken, and abandoned. His circumstance influenced his choices, and in his hopelessness Eddie decided to stop dreaming.

Eddie’s story of tragedy and triumph, delivered with humor and honesty, help students realize that choices, not circumstances, determine their destination in life.

Today Eddie speaks to thousands of middle and high school students inspiring them to rise above their circumstances, dare to dream, and fulfill their potential.

In Eddie’s presentation, students will learn…

✔️GRIT: pain often leads to purpose
✔️EMPOWERMENT: choices determine destiny
✔️SELF-LEADERSHIP: you are the greatest project you’ll ever work on

Email booking@eddiecortes.com for more information.

Mr. Cortes was engaging, fun, and informative for our students.”

Lisa Tindall
Assistant Principal, Ventura Elementary School

DARE TO DREAM

WHAT IF STUDENTS NEVER FULLFILL THEIR POTENTIAL?

Eddie was abused, broken, and abandoned. His circumstance influenced his choices, and in his hopelessness Eddie decided to stop dreaming.

Eddie’s story of tragedy and triumph, delivered with humor and honesty, help students realize that choices, not circumstances, determine their destination in life.

Today Eddie speaks to thousands of middle and high school students inspiring them to rise above their circumstances, dare to dream, and fulfill their potential.

✔️GRIT: pain often leads to purpose
✔️EMPOWERMENT: choices determine destiny
✔️SELF-LEADERSHIP: you are the greatest project you’ll ever work on

Email booking@eddiecortes.com for more information.

One Thought Away

Do What You Can Do

Be Better Than

Follow Your Calling

“I have had the privilege to hear Eddie Cortes present, teach, speak, lead and inspire over the last four years. His enthusiasm is contagious, particularly to our youth. He has a marvelous way of getting their attention at their level while raising them up to a higher level.”

Karen Seddon
Director, Christian Educators Association International

ABOUT EDDIE

Eddie Cortes is a youth speaker with an uncanny ability to engage students with compelling storytelling. His entertaining, yet thought-provoking story of tragedy and triumph, delivered with humor and honesty, challenges teenagers to take responsibility for their choices, discover their identity, and live with purpose.

From Hip-Hop Artist to Student Pastor, Eddie has spent the last 20 years inspiring young people to fulfill their potential. When Eddie is not speaking, he’s making memories with his bride, Darlene, and daughter, Lyilah.

“Passionate, relatable, powerful. Great speaker and a great message.”

Jordan N.
Student

“Eddie is a gifted and enthusiastic communicator with superb presentation skills.”

 

Michelle Brooks
High School Teacher

EDDIE CORTES

EDDIE CORTES

YOUTH SPEAKER

Eddie Cortes has dedicated his life to inspiring students to rise above their circumstances to fulfill their potential. His ability to engage an audience full of teenagers is uncanny, his story inspiring, and one your students would not want to miss.

Invite Eddie to speak to your students.

MESSAGE EDDIE

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TOPICS

  • Motivation
  • Inspiration
  • Character Education
  • Leadership

AUDIENCES

  • Middle School
  • High School