Dennard Mitchell is a Student Retention Specialist, National Best Selling Author, and International Motivational Speaker. His mission is to work with schools and student organizations to develop their student leaders while increasing student retention. His action-packed programs – Next Level Student Success and Next Level Leadership have been shared with students, teachers, and administrators in 35 states and 3 countries, reaching hundreds of thousands and counting.
Dennard’s former roles as a Social Skills Instructor, SCSI Teacher, and Funeral Director have allowed him to help both students and educational professionals identify their personal strengths, overcome obstacles, and accomplish their most ambitious life goals.
Although faced with many challenges growing up, Dennard went on to earn degrees in Business Administration and Mortuary Science. He’s the best-selling author of Next Level Student Success and has authored five additional books. He is an experienced Leadership Facilitator and has a gift for connecting with any audience, relating to them on a personal level, and inspiring them to bring out the best in themselves and the people around them.
Dennard’s programs will help schools, student organizations, professional associations, and corporations reach their next level while connecting with their mission statement.
When he is not speaking, Dennard enjoys traveling with his wife and kids and going to the movies.