Damon West Speaks To Mountain Brook

  • Friday, April 15, 2022 – Damon West, author of The Coffee Bean, spent time this week visiting Mountain Brook and speaking to junior high and high school students as well as community members. Mountain Brook Schools, ALL IN Mountain Brook, and Mountain Brook football joined together to bring West in as a motivational speaker.

    “This was one of the most powerful messages I have heard from any speaker,” MBHS Principal, Philip Holley said. “Damon did such a fantastic job relating to our students and challenging them to have a positive impact on the world around them. We are all better for having had the opportunity to hear him speak.”

    West spoke on Wednesday morning to high school students before speaking to junior high students that afternoon.

    “The whole idea of positively impacting your environment is a great lesson for developing teenagers,” MBJH Principal, Donald Clayton said. “His message is perfect for junior high students.”

    In addition to speaking to over 2,000 secondary students and teachers, Damon spoke to the community on Tuesday night allowing parents and community members the opportunity to hear his message.

    "Damon’s life experience and message provide a great lesson for anyone who hears him speak," Dr. Dicky Barlow said. "I was very moved by his passion for making a difference in the lives of others and am thankful his story has spread through our students and community."

    More resources:

    Chris Yeager Podcast about Damon West

    ALL IN Mountain Brook

    Damon West