Jasmine C. Williams

Jasmine C. Williams

After an unexpected loss her freshman year of college, Jasmine Williams hit rock bottom. Now as an Adversity + Resilience Speaker, she teaches audiences how failure and adversity can help them grow. Using her firsthand experiences, Jasmine helps audiences support classmates and colleagues through grief, anxiety, and other difficult experiences.

After an unexpected loss her freshman year of college, Jasmine Williams hit rock bottom. Now as an Adversity + Resilience Speaker, she teaches audiences how failure and adversity can help them grow. Using her firsthand experiences, Jasmine helps audiences support classmates and colleagues through grief, anxiety, and other difficult experiences.

After 6 years as a speaker, Jasmine became a public speaking coach to teach others how to deliver a polished message with confidence. She graduated from High Point University with her B.A. in Communication and a minor in Psychology. In addition to her work as a speaker, Jasmine is a communications consultant for federal agencies.

PROGRAMS

Audience members will…

  • Identify their daily thought patterns

  • Outline ways to disrupt recurring negative thoughts 

  • Apply strategies to introduce a more positive mindset

Ideal Audiences

  • Orientation/First Year Experience
  • Leadership Development
  • Personal Growth Organizations or Clubs
  • Community Colleges​

That's a Wrap: How to Press Pause on Your Mental Playlist

Keynote | Workshop | Virtual

Many of us can’t wait to find out what music we listened to the most each year. How many hours did we spend listening to our favorite arist or a certain song?

But what if you could download a recap of the “playlist” that you hear more than any other? Jasmine wishes she could see a Spotify Wrapped list of the things she thinks about the most. 

Even she knows what it’s like to have negative thoughts stuck on repeat. 

It’s no surprise that the 6,000+ thoughts we have on a daily basis have a significant impact on our mental health. That impact can be positive or negative – depending on what thoughts you have on repeat. In this dynamic new program, Jasmine gives audiences a glimpse into some of the negative thoughts that used to play on a loop in the back of her mind. And now, she’s sharing the tools that helped her finally hit pause.

This program is designed to help you unpack the thoughts and mindset that often become second nature. 

We learn how to press pause. 

Stop Half-Assin’ It: Thriving Through All the Plot Twists

Keynote | Workshop | Virtual

There’s nothing worse than unfulfilled potential. We all know someone who should be successful in college, in leadership, or in life. But they never seem to rise to the occasion. 

What sets some apart while other fall short?

In this hard-hitting, direct, but well-received signature program, Jasmine Williams prescribes just what the doctor ordered for overwhelmed students or staff. Combining her impactful personal story of overcoming adversity as a college student with clear, actionable steps to incorporate in your own life. Jasmine’s thought-provoking message and approachable style leaves audiences inspired to overcome adversities, develop resilience, and develop positive mental health and coping habits for short- and long-term success.

***Note, an alternate title can be used at Client’s request including There’s No Such Thing As Half-Priced Success.

Ideal Audiences
  • Orientation/First Year Experience
  • Leadership Development
  • Personal Growth Organizations or Clubs
  • Community Colleges​

Audience members will…

  • Explore strategies to thrive in college and beyond – even when weighed down by adversity or difficult life experiences.
  • Consider the importance of positive and negative experiences for personal growth.
  • Develop an understanding of healthy vs. unhealthy coping strategies to improve their mental well-being during stressful situations.
Audience members will…
  • Consider the importance of public speaking and its application in any career field.

  • Discuss how to craft content for any audience using a proven, three-step method.

  • Apply simple strategies to improve their speaking skills, such as how to stop using “like” or “um.”

Ideal Audiences

  • Leadership Development
  • Professional Development
  • Community Colleges

Owning Your Voice: Breaking Up with the Fear of Public Speaking

Keynote | Workshop | Virtual

If you ask Americans to list their greatest fears, you don’t have to go very far to land on speaking in public. In fact, three out of every four people have a fear of public speaking. 

Whether we like it or not, public speaking is a crucial career skill for the classroom or board room and overcoming that fear can set you apart from everyone else. Jasmine knows—from her undergraduate degree, working with one of the largest media companies in the country, and now as a professional speaker, she has developed a proven mindset and strategy to ensure her voice never gets silenced by fear.

She is ready to help you own your voice, embolden your message, and prepare to be heard!

Just a Little Spark: This is Not a Drill

Keynote | Workshop | Virtual

Students are struggling. They’re feeling anxious. Uncertain. Overwhelmed. Lonely. But they often don’t consider seeking mental health support until they’ve reached their limit.

Why don’t we intervene before it feels like our entire world is on fire? Because the challenges we face may start off as just a little spark. Yet the little sparks in our lives can quickly ignite – and suddenly our mental health feels like a blazing inferno. 

Jasmine knows from personal experience that there’s no one-size-fits all approach when it comes to improving your mental health. But she’s offering students something she didn’t have: a back up plan.

Her empowering program provides students with the tools to build an effective mental health action plan tailored to their own unique needs. As active participants in the development of their plans, students also learn to become their own advocates.

We know that the best time to prepare for a crisis is not when it’s occurring. This program offers  strategies and resources students can utilize to proactively take care of their mental health. Whether they face a minor frustration or a life-changing event, their mental health action plan is on standby whenever they need it.

Audience members will…

  • Practice positive, affirmative, help-seeking behavior

  • Develop a personalized plan to prepare for potential mental health crises

  • Investigate some of the most common feelings related to mental health and well-being for college students 

Ideal Audiences

  • Fraternity/Sorority Life
  • New Member Orientation
  • Mental Health & Wellness
  • Community Colleges​

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