Youth Motivational Guest Speaker Australia (5 Reasons To Book)



4.9 Star average rating out of over
3100 presentation and 410 schools



“Head Space spent the day with Jonny Shannon doing mental health talks at schools. Fantastic and entertaining – would definitely recommend him.”

Stan from Headspace

“The two speakers who personally resonated with me the most were Billy Graham and Jonny Shannon.”

NYLD: Largest School Conference in New Zealand Trent McVarnock, Student Leader at National Young Leaders Day

“Really Fantastic. Talked about stress, anxiety, lots of different health issues that effect impacting young people. Fantastic. Great sense of humour and really engaging with young people.”

Daniella from Headspace, Red Cliff

“Over 91% said they would like the opportunity to attend more classes like Jonny’s”

Sharleen Mulawin, Head Teacher Aurora College

“Very lucky to have Jonny come in and do 3 student sessions followed by a parent night. The story he told, the interactions, the fun, the kids were in stitches but learning as well which is amazing! We had a great turn out of parents who asked questions and were informed about the risk and issues students were facing and we recommend Jonny anywhere!”

Andrew Pritchard, Director of Pastoral Care Dominic College

“The hour-long presentation was both informative and, at the same time, entertaining”

Mr Greg O’Neill, Head of Middle School Villanova College

“My lasting impression of Jonny is very positive. He was very informative and educational. Our teachers gained a lot from the session also. Thanks for allowing our school to be part of Jonny’s tour. If he returns to Queensland in future, I’d be very keen to request a visit.”

Trade College Chris Herrod: Principal, Queensland

“The personal element that Jonny brought to the program. Many of our students could connect to his stories. He was professional, personable, and well prepared.”

Mater Maria Catholic College Alison Hurley: Director of Pastoral Care, NSW,

“Staff feedback was that he was engaging and well received. Student feedback was that he was ‘fun’ and easy to listen to.”

Saint Ignatius College Geelong Tenille Thomson: Student Wellbeing Coordinator

“Totally recommend him to your school!”

Tara Camaron Winmallee High School

“Really important that he touched on things like cyber safety, looking after kids online… Best speaker we have ever had!”

Kirsten Roehrig, Year 8 Coordinator Casimir Catholic college

“Fantastic. Highly recommend it. One of the best speeches I’ve heard in many, many years!”

Emma Le Counter, Teacher Orange Anglican College

“Really impressed. A good presentation at the students level!”

David Walker, Teacher Patrician Brothers School

“Really relatable & funny. The kids loved it. Particular advice on how kids can get though situations. Thanks for coming. Love to have you back!”

Alison Fretwell, Stage 5 Advisor Mount Annan Christian College

“Had Jonny come and visit us for the last 2 and a half years to talk about various social topics and he’s been terrific. Recommend him to anybody, in fact we’re using him again.”

Joe Cachopa, Deputy Principal West Lake Boys High School

“Hit the nail on the head. Totally in line with the curriculum. Would recommend him to anyone in Australia, New Zealand, worldwide. Fantastic!”

Mrs G, Head Councillor, St Patricks

“Really hit the mark with these important issues!”

Peter Marsh, Principal Gymea Technology High School

“Jonny spoke to our year 5 and 6 students about being safe online. His stories where amazing, so engaging with the students. The students took away some amazing messages from this presentation. Definitely recommend him. Get him out to your school.”

Daniel, Head of Health St Anne’s Catholic Primary School

“You’ve got to have him! … I was astounded by the amount of kids that came & shook his hand afterwards. He’s a bloke you’ve got to have.”

John Doran, Dean of Senior School Barker College, Syndey

“Get him along! He will impact your kids and give them insights into how to make good decisions long term.”

Dale Dearman, Head Counsellor Grace Lutheran College, Brisbane

“Many parents said they felt like they were there during your presentation as the students recited everything you said from stage at home!”

Jessica Fowles, Chaplin Mueller College