Cleveland’s own International Speaker & Author Jameel Davis, earned his Bachelors of Arts Degree in Criminology & Justice Studies from Kent State University in 2013 and has been employed at the Cuyahoga County Sheriff Department ever since. Shortly thereafter, he became an Agent of Change, a Speaker, Writer, Poet, & Author.
In his community, Jameel is known as a positive and highly respectable individual, dedicated to promoting kindness, understanding and hope to disadvantage children and adults alike. He is committed to sharing his story, lifting up and empowering others through his motivational talks, inspiring poetry and books, as well as shinning rays of hope throughout Cleveland, Oh and beyond. Jameel is known for his educational seminars surrounding book publishing, dating and relationships, and his speaking appearances at schools and organizations.
Jameel has served as a panelist for Cleveland Clinic’s “Youth Violence Discussion”, as part of their safe summer campaign, and Kent State University School of Journalism’s, “My Voice. Our Stories” community discussion covered by WKYC Channel 3. He is featured in the 10th, 11th, & 12th Anniversary editions of Who’s Who in Black Cleveland, the 10th edition being forwarded by LeBron James. He appeared as a guest on WVON -1690 Chicago, Matt McGill’s Morning Show, WENZ Z1079, KAZ Radio TV Network, VIBE105 Toronto and on many other radio platforms.
Jameel has released his latest book, “In Between These Sheets” and has appeared with his books, “How Success Became My Focus” and “Cultivating Minds To Own Thyself,” at many schools, libraries and bookseller locations on the East Coast. He has traveled across the country and internationally to Toronto, Ontario, Canada making author and speaking appearances. He has entered and won poetry slams and has opened up for and performed alongside of national and international recording artists, including Andre Cavor.
Back In January of 2018, Values-in-Action Foundation presented Jameel with the 2018 Eric Scott Russell Kindness Award at their 23 Annual Rescuer of Humanity Awards Dinner. In August of 2018, KYA Publishing, a Toronto, Ontario Canada – based boutique publishing and communications company, invited Jameel to facilitate their 5th Annual Toronto Urban Book Expo, to host a series of networking events and coordinate access to cultural activities during their book expo and annual Caribbean Carnival weekend. He currently sits on their Board of Directors. Jameel Davis, who was born and raised by a very young mother in poverty dominated communities in Cleveland, enjoys traveling, spreading his wisdom and enjoying life.
Interested in having Jameel appear before your audience, contact him at Jdavi122@kent.edu
Demeka Harris, is the creator of All About Me: Using Letters of The Alphabet to Form Positive Affirmations