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Henderson J-Photo (High Res HEADSHOT-Preferred)If You Can See It, You Can Be It
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2 – 3:15 p.m.

Chef Jeff Henderson, inspiring celebrity chef, star of Flip My Food with Chef Jeff & author of If You Can See It, You Can Be It 

Inspirational speaker Chef Jeff Henderson knows what it feels like to be hungry, and he knows what it is to struggle. In this presentation, he shares two decades of life lessons that he gained on his redemptive journey from drug dealer to TV celebrity chef to nationally acclaimed speaker. With his 12 inspiring and pragmatic street-smart recipes for success, audiences will discover their hidden business aptitudes, make life-changing decisions, and secure personal and professional success.

About the speaker
Jeff Henderson inspires with his emotional journey of redemption from the streets to the stove, sharing real-life strategies to help you achieve your dreams, no matter your stage in life.

From humble beginnings in South Central Los Angeles, to life as an imprisoned drug dealer, and then as an award-winning celebrity chef and best-selling author, Henderson is a role model for anyone who needs the encouragement to reinvent their life. Since he discovered his passion and gift for cooking in the unlikeliest of places – prison – Henderson has completely turned his life around, and today serves as a popular and powerful voice for self-transformation.

The creator of Food Network's reality series, The Chef Jeff Project, host of “Family Style with Chef Jeff,” and the star of the nationally syndicated series, Flip My Food with Chef Jeff, he is also the best-selling author of two books.

From overcoming hardship to identifying one’s personal talents, Henderson reveals his hard-knock yet transformative life lessons and the secrets to rising above and realizing your potential. His dynamic and engaging presentations help audiences discover their hidden business.