Jim Stovall has been a National Olympic weightlifting champion, the President of the Emmy Award-winning Narrative Television Network, and a highly sought after author and platform speaker. Jim Stovall is the author of the best selling book, The Ultimate Gift, which is now a major motion picture starring James Garner and Abigail Breslin.
Steve Forbes, president and CEO of Forbes magazine, says, “Jim Stovall is one of the most extraordinary men of our era.”
For his work in making television accessible to our nation’s 13 million blind and visually impaired people, The President’s Committee on Equal Opportunity selected Jim Stovall as the Entrepreneur of the Year. Jim Stovall was also chosen as the International Humanitarian of the Year, joining Jimmy Carter, Nancy Reagan, and Mother Teresa as recipients of this honor.
As a highly sought after keynote speaker, Jim Stovall tells how he overcame every obstacle including failing eyesight and eventual blindness to reach his personal destiny. But more importantly, he shows each audience how to overcome their own personal “blindness” and begin living a new dream and vision for their life. He has been featured in major publications and television, Good Morning America, CNN, Reader’s Digest, TV Guide and TIME Magazine.