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James E. Jones  

James E. Jones is one of the country's top basketball handlers and highly demanded motivational speakers.

His motivational talks are animated and story-based. He explains his “Three Pointers for Life” to students and his inspirational story as an LD (learning disability) student.

Struggling with Dyslexia, Jim spent his first five years of school in “special” classes. He was finally mainstreamed in the sixth grade but continued to receive extensive tutoring. He had to learn the hard way how to get things done, through hard work and determination.

By high school, Jim was no longer being tutored, but still had numerous “special” classes. Jim’s positive attitude and determination motivated him to spend countless hours learning to spin and juggle basketballs. At the age of sixteen he started performing at half times for the Cleveland Cavaliers’ games and entertained thousands.

Jim enrolled at Bowling Green State University with an ACT score placing him in the bottom quarter of all entering freshmen. With hard work, relentless studying and a winner’s attitude, Jim achieved the following during college.


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