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“We invited Yannik in early this Spring to speak to our young men during our Bow ties and Blue Jeans mentoring matchup event. He delivered an inspiring message about finding your purpose in your problems! His message resonated with the entire audience, challenging us all to find our purpose and BE GREAT!”

Kim Evans
CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of the CSRA

“Yannik is a dynamic individual. When working with him, you quickly realize how much he can add to any business that he touches. Yannick has a sharp business mind and he’s able to see future possibilities where others see none.”

Paul Griffen
District Sales Manager at Nationwide Insurance and Financial Services

“Yannik’s keynote at our Wellness University graduation exceeded all expectations. He inspired, entertained, and educated! Yannik has got to be one of the best speakers we have ever hired and we look forward to working with him again!”

Wendy Nicholson
Program Director-Friends For Life

Thomas C. Settles III
Chaplain UGA, Fellowship of Christian Athletes

“We brought Yannik in to speak to the football team and his talk was about having character, integrity & mental toughness. He is building a new legacy for families daily!”

“We couldn’t have had a better speaker! You were so genuine, relevant and clearly had done your homework. You knew this audience and raised the level of conversation versus talking down to them. I was so impressed and appreciated of how accommodating and easy you are to work with, something not all speakers understand.”

Nancy Hunter Denney
Conference Director

“We invited Yannik to be the keynote speaker at our Maximize Potential Conference and we were extremely pleased with the outcome! We would highly recommend Yannik for any event.”

Nic Panghorn​
Assistant Director Residential Programs, Clemson Youth Learning Institute

“It has not only been an honor to develop a business relationship with Yannik Mckie, also a friendship based on integrity and commitment. Yannik’s ability to commit exemplifies true leadership.”

Jerry M Cantrell, President
Marketing Resources,Inc.

“Author Yannik McKie was an excellent and informative key note speaking sensation! Speaking to an audience of faculty, administrators, business professionals, and students would be a difficult challenge for any professional; however, Mr. McKie handled this with care and professional efficiency. Having him at our event was an absolute joy, and we really look forward to hiring him again.”

Nashia C. Whittenburg
Associate Director of Multicultural Affairs St. John’s University

“Augusta University Augusta University hosted its 6th Annual Diversity and Inclusion Summit and Yannik Mckie was an excellent choice as a keynote presenter. When we received our survey results 98% of respondents to our survey shared that Yannik Mckie offered thought provoking concepts and relevant examples to aid with enhancing diversity in their work or community. He open a number of eyes, hearts and minds during his presentation. His personal story is inspiring and was able to help our audience understand the part they play in creating a diverse and inclusive environment.”

Karen A. Mobley
Director of Academic Diversity Initiatives for the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Augusta University

Yannik is an amazing trainer! We hired him to train our staff on techniques that will help us increase productivity & positive communication. Yannik had us on the edge of our seats as he used his personal story to entertain & educate us on how we should embrace challenges and use them to grow our company. Don’t think twice about hiring Yannik, he is definitely worth the investment!

Dee Dee Henderson
President – Piedmont/Upstate Region at Agape Senior Care

“Mr. McKie did a phenomenal job hosting our company workshop on DISC, communication & how adversity can be transformed into purpose.  He was very professional and knowledgeable. Even though the training had to be modified due to COVID, he was able to adapt and deliver engaging content. Even after the workshop was over, our staff was able to continue a meaningful discussion regarding the information presented by Mr. McKie.  We will definitely be using his services again…”

Ashley Williams- Program Director

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