Jon Pritikin is both the strength and heart of Feel the Power. He is walking proof that your past does not define your future.
That Was Then
Jon was diagnosed at an early age with a severe learning disability that made it difficult for him to clearly communicate. Jon endured cruel and relentless taunting, ridiculing and bullying from his school peers on a daily basis.
Even some of Jon’s own teachers said surprisingly callous things that furthered his struggle with low self-worth and sinking sense of personal value.
It wasn’t until key people stepped into his life, that Jon's future changed. They believed in him, saw his potential, and began to challenge him to rise above the lies that he had believed about himself for so long. Because they took the time to invest in him and encourage him, Jon began to make different choices, and his life was changed.
This Is Now
Many find it hard to believe that the 2009 Guinness Book of World Records© breaker spent his childhood, teen years and even young adult life overcoming relentless bullying, deep insecurities and loneliness. He stands confidently in front of any-size crowds to address the widespread issues of bullying, poor self-image and overcoming personal obstacles.
Jon's disarming vulnerability makes it easy for students to accept his challenge of not only believing in their own worth and purpose, but also investing in the value of every person around them.
Jon is not alone in his dedication to transform lives. His wife Rhonda is the co-founded of Feel the Power, and their daughter Jaden is their biggest fan. Rhonda and Jaden join Jon as he travels the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia, meeting and impacting lives as they go.
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