Craig J. Boykin


Every now and then you come across an individual who lives a humble life. Yet, his very presence strikes a chord within you. Craig’s story is one that moves, touches and inspires audiences. It’s a story about determination and personal accountability. It’s a story about a young man who refused to accept his current situation. Although Craig has risen to high levels of success as an acclaimed author and professional speaker, it’s his down-to-earth personality that endears him to those that come across his path. Craig's message is simple… Change Is Possible! Recognized nationally, Craig has traveled extensively to present a variety of speeches and workshops based on his foundational work helping educators overcome cultural poverty and apathetic students. Craig has literally pulled himself up by the bootstraps, reinventing not only his life but hundreds of thousands of educators and other professionals in seminars around the world. 


Craig’s personal mission in life is to provide hope to students and educators who may feel that their current educational situation is hopeless. 

Whether you need a 45-minute keynote or a day-long intensive workshop that will inspire your audience, Craig J. Boykin will work with you to create a truly customized experience. Craig has tons of experience working with a diverse set of clients around the country, helping students, teachers, & schools, break free from their routine and discover their unrealized potential. Using his engaging keynote presentations, Craig taps into a deep well of personal anecdotes and professional training to deliver a message that is clear, engaging and compelling. 

Craig developed his methodologies based on years of life struggles. His strategies help educators and individuals to tap into their innate potential to achieve results, a principle that is applicable for anyone, regardless of their career. This unique range of application also allows Craig to tailor the time of his programs to suit the needs of an event. Craig’s presentations take advantage of his diverse fields of study and personal experiences to create a holistic understanding of both the barriers to student success and the strategies for overcoming cultural poverty. 

Craig Boykin: Student Profiling


The 10TH Annual ECOC Summit

Colorado Springs, CO