Thursday, October 3, 2013
Renowned boxer to share story with staff, students and public at Scarborough campusScarborough, ON – October 3, 2013 – CDI College is excited to welcome world-renowned motivational speaker Spider Jones to its Scarborough campus on October 8, 2013. During his presentation, Spider will share his story of overcoming adversity as an elementary school drop-out in some of North America’s toughest neighbourhoods.
As a fifth grade drop-out, Spider Jones’ future did not look bright. Lured into life as a gang member, Spider found a way to turn his life around. Now, he’s sharing his story as a motivational speaker, showing people around the world that it’s never too late to make a change in your life.
“At CDI College, we look to make a difference in people’s lives through education,” said Larry Heinzlmeir, VP of Marketing for CDI College. “Spider Jones’ story is an inspiring tale that can show our students they have the power to make a better life for themselves. And we’ll be there every step of the way to help them.”
Spider Jones was able to channel his street smarts in the boxing ring, becoming one of Canada’s elite boxers. Today, he travels around North America sharing his story of survival and inspiration, helping to change other people’s perspective of their own life situations.
As Canada’s leader in career training, CDI College is proud to sponsor speaker series like this one, giving even more insight and motivation to students. With a range of programs to choose from in the areas of business, healthcare, technology, legal, early childhood education and art and design, CDI College guides students to make real change in their lives in fields that today’s economy demands.
Spider Jones will be at CDI College in Scarborough on October 8, 2013 from 11:30am-1:00pm. Check in time is 11:00am. The event is open to the public.
For more information on CDI College call 1.877.404.4353 or fill out the form on the right.