Motivational Speakers

Speaking Programs Designed to Build Cultures of Leadership

Driven’s 18+ years of experience speaking around the country has resulted in proven programs for motivation and leadership growth for various audiences. We share strategies for growth in leadership, communication, and character. By focusing on understanding your purpose and setting intentional goals, we help our audiences grow personally and professionally, providing the tools to be an elite leader. 

Unique Joint Speaker Programs

Our special joint speaking programs leverage Roy and Antonio’s experience as professionals at the most elite level, translating their insight into actionable strategies for audiences to grow personally and in their careers. We have programs for corporate, student, sales, and criminal justice system audiences.

Roy Hall

Of the 7.5 billion people on the planet, there are only 160 NFL wide receivers annually. Roy Hall’s four years in this exclusive company birthed a purpose and a passion to help others pursue greatness.

Utilizing the mindset and discipline it took to perform consistently at an elite level, Roy has developed into a nationally recognized motivational speaker and corporate consultant. His passionate, high energy messages have unlimited range.

Roy has been a team chaplain for the Ohio State University football team for seven years and is also a college football tv analyst in Columbus, OH. He graduated from The Ohio State University in 2007 with a business degree.

Antonio Smith

Antonio Smith is an author, motivational speaker, and community activist who has reached unimaginable heights simply because he’s not afraid to fail.

Raised by his grandmother in inner city Columbus, Antonio chose not to be just another statistic. His belief in the power of the mind took him from being a walk-on for the Ohio State football team to one of the premier defensive backs in the country. Antonio also completed a degree in mechanical engineering. After college, Antonio went on the compete for three seasons in the NFL.

From Fortune 500 corporations to small youth groups, Antonio travels the nation teaching his ELITE program and 2012 book, Waiting to Fail.

Speaking Programs: 

  • ELITE, Webinar and Corporate Training: As a former professional athlete, Antonio shares how the mindset and techniques used to win on the field can be applied to win in business.
  • 40 Yard Dash: For student-athletes and coaches, this program highlights how the four basic principles of running a 40-yard dash can be applied to your daily life.

Waiting To Fail 

Most people go through life waiting to succeed. Antonio shares a different approach. If you’re waiting to start a business, change careers, go to college, or strengthen your relationships, Waiting to Fail will give you the encouragement to step outside your comfort zone and rise above the fear of failure.

Buy Waiting to Fail

Shelley Leone

Shelley Leone motivates people to become the best version of themselves. Her story of hope inspires individuals who struggle with addiction and overeating. After losing 70 pounds, she fell in love with the process of sustaining a healthy lifestyle. Shelley also enjoys giving back to the community by competing in 5Ks and half marathons.

Shelley is from New Castle, Pennslyvania. Since starting her weight loss journey in 2013, she’s been featured in the New Castle News, the Central Ohio Nutrition Center newsletter, Women’s Running Magazine, Shape Magazine, and local Ohio news stations. Shelley finds her identity in being a daughter, runner, dog mom of two Yorkshire Terriers, and a real estate professional, a field she’s worked in for more than 20 years.


  • Finish – Overcoming the Grip of Drug Abuse
  • RUN – Commit to Being the Best Version of Yourself

Speaking Highlights

From middle schools to fundraising events, Driven Foundation can help inspire your audience become better leaders and achieve a winning culture. See our gallery of recent highlights.

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Whatever it is, Roy Hall has it. He rocked it!

Jon Gordon
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Roy Hall is a star. He’s my go-to for motivating our players about life.

Urban Meyer
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