ELLISVILLE, MS (WDAM) - Jones County Junior College's Office of Student Affairs held its annual Black History Month celebration which was held in the Fine Arts auditorium, located on campus. The program's theme was "The Value of Your Education" and best-selling author Dennis Kimbro was guest speaker. Kimbro spoke to students about the importance of believing in one's self and personal responsibility for reaching their full potential.
As a lecturer and researcher in the field of management, entrepreneurship and human potential, he encourages his readers and audiences to look within to extract the keys that underlie all accomplishment. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Oklahoma, and a doctorate from Northwestern University where he studied wealth and poverty among underdeveloped countries.
Kimbro's speaking clients include: General Motors, Walt Disney Corp., Citigroup, Frito-Lay, Eli Lilly, Apple Computers, Exxon Mobil, NIKE, Gallup Organization, Ohio State 'Buckeye' football team, Notre Dame 'Fighting Irish' football team, Kansas City Royals baseball team, Denver Nuggets basketball team, and many other groups of people who want to improve their lives and increase their success in life and in their careers.