Educators

Speakers

Spencer

SPENCER TILLMAN

  • Fox Sports
  • Author
  • Captain, Super Bowl Champions, San Francisco 49ers
Dyan

DYAN CANNON

  • Actress
  • Golden Globe winner
  • Oscar nominee
  • Hollywood icon
Jerry

JERRY COLANGELO

  • Former owner, Phoenix Suns
  • Former owner, Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Led USA Basketball to a Gold Medal at the 2008 Olympics
Catherine

CATHERINE ANAYA

  • Chief Journalist, CBS News
  • Three-time Emmy Award winning journalist
  • Anchor of the Year
Patrick

PATRICK GALLAGHER

  • Actor, Hit Series Glee, Night at the Museum, and others
Erin

ERIN GRUWELL

  • Erin's real-life story is portrayed in Freedom Writers, starring 2-time Oscar winner Hillary Swank and Patrick Dempsey
Noel

NOEL GUGLIELMI

  • Actor, The Dark Knight Rises, The Fast and the Furious, Bruce Almighty
Savannah

SAVANNAH RICKLI

  • Racecar driver
  • Rookie of the Year
Anthony

ANTHONY ROBLES

  • 2011 NCAA wrestling champion
  • Undefeated in 2011
  • Born with one leg
Kenton

KENTON DUTY

  • Actor and singer
  • Disney's hit series, Shake it Up, Lost, and others
Sammy

SAMMY MALOOF

  • Hollywood stuntman
  • Racecar driver
  • Author
Matt

MATT BUYTEN

  • Pro Motocross Freestyler
  • Four X-Games Gold Medals
Henry

HENRY CEJUDO

  • 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Youngest American wrestler to win an Olympic Gold Medal
Kenny

KENNY DOBBS

  • One of the world's greatest dunkers
  • 48" vertical leap
  • Featured talent at the NBA 2K12
Archie

ARCHIE CLEMINS

  • Retired Four-Star Admiral
  • Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet
  • Commander, Seventh Fleet, Yokosuka, Japan
Trinity

TRINITY WALLACE-ELLIS

  • Foster care system alumni
  • Speaker
  • Advocate
Carolyn

CAROLYN HOLLY

  • KBTV NBC Channel 7, Boise, ID
  • Emmy Award Winning Journalist
  • 30 years working in broadcast news
Chuck

CHUCK WINDER

  • Idaho State Senator
  • Past President, Junior Achievement
  • Past VP, Boy Scouts of America, Ore-Ida
Ashton

ASHTON SMITH

  • #1 movie voiceover in the world
James

JAMES WASHINGTON

  • UCLA Football
  • LA Rams, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins
  • Super Bowl XXVII
  • Co-Host, FOX Sports Radio
  • Director of Scholarship, UCLA Athletics
Emery

EMERY MILLER

  • Four open heart surgeries
  • Star baseball player
  • Spokesman for the American Heart Association
Shane

SHANE DOAN

  • Right Wing, Phoenix Coyotes NHL and Winnipeg Jets NHL
  • 2006 Winter Olympics, Team Canada
  • World Cup, 2004
  • Named to the Memorial Cup All-Star Team, 1995
  • NHL All-Star Game, 2004 and 2009
John

JOHN O'LEARY

  • Burned over 100% of his body with less than a 1% chance to live
  • First inductee, Energizer "Keep Going" Hall of Fame 2006
Trevor

TREVOR SCHAEFER

  • Brain cancer survivor
  • Founder, Trevor's Trek Foundation to help children battling cancer
Jeff

JEFF SPENCER

  • Olympic cyclist
  • Author
  • Life coach
Jodi

JODI HANNAH

  • Producer/director
  • President, New Release Entertainment
  • Director of Creative Content, Ambassadors of Compassion
Sonja

SONJA ZANT

  • Cancer survivor
  • Author
  • Speaker and teacher
Tim

TIM WATERS

  • Played 13 years in the NHL
  • Member of two Olympic teams
Jon

JON FLORA

  • President, Fry's Food Stores
Eric

ERIC HANNAH

  • Feature film director/producer
  • President, Lift Our World and Lift Up America
  • Founder, Ambassadors of Compassion
Peter

PETER DOBSON

  • President/CEO, Grauman's Chinese Theater
Greg

GREG PATTON

  • Tennis Coach, Boise State University
  • NCAA National Coach of the Year
  • 5th Most Winning Active College Coach
  • Author / National Speaker
Jude

JUDE LACAVA

  • Sports anchor, Fox 10 News
  • Two-time Emmy Award Winning Journalist
  • Numerous Associated Press honors
Hayes

HAYES DRUMWRIGHT

  • Founder/CEO, TRACE3
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
  • Cancer Survivor
Billy

BILLY RAY SMITH

  • All-American, Univ. of Arkansas
  • MVP Defensive Player, SD Chargers
  • San Diego Chargers Hall of Fame
Pete

PETE CONTRERAS

  • Educator & Mentor
  • Founder/President,
    2nd Mile Urban Ministries
James

JAMES DRISAN

  • Boise State Wide Receiver
  • Chicago Bears, Oakland Raiders,
    Philadelphia Eagles

"I believe the Ambassadors of Compassion Leadership Program will be the fuel that ignites the passion to begin and the perseverance to finish for millions of teenagers. I've seen the results and they are stellar!"

Gene Bedley 40 Years In Public Education, National Outstanding Educator Of The Year, Founder / Executive Director, National Character Education Center, Global Leader in
Value-Based Education

"I grew up in a very tough part of Chicago and I know how important it is to build into the lives of our youth. Ambassadors of Compassion's leadership model - Train, Measure, and Honor - produces lasting results and changed lives."

Jerry ColangeloFormer Owner - Phoenix Suns, Former Owner - Arizona Diamondbacks, Led USA Basketball to a Gold Medal at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, Ambassador Of Compassion