Lesley Francisco McClendon is an engaging communicator who delivers inspiring messages focused on students taking the necessary action to unleash their inner greatness and reach their full potential. Her unique combination of humor, wisdom and enthusiasm allows her to routinely deliver presentations that are both entertaining and informational. Lesley has impacted the lives of tens of thousands of students across the nation ranging from a small group of 3 to a crowd of well over 3,000.

Signature Keynotes
General Workshops

GreatnessEver wondered why some people seem so far ahead of the curve while others just tend to get by? Want a 5 step system for ultimate student success in school & life? After applying Lesley’s G.R.E.A.T. principles, teachers and students alike are sure to see major improvement in 30 days or less by learning:

  • The top five practices of G.R.E.A.T. students
  • The most powerful lesson ALL leaders MUST discover
  • How to move from apathy to action


Life throws us many curve balls & it’s up to you to hit them out of the park with the bat you’ve been given – your brain! Ever wanted to know the secrets to successful goal setting? This principle driven presentation will teach you:

  • The major mentality that separates the rookies from the pros
  • 3 Ps to turn your dream into a goal that can be achieved
  • Why “No” is not the end of the world and how to use it to your advantage


The foundation of a high level of success is personal responsibility. In need of student motivation with a dose of reality check? Lesley will take students on an interactive journey using cutting edge storytelling, humor, insight and actionable tips. Students will discover:

  • The secret strategies to fail-proof your way through school
  • How to turn the mockers into motivators
  • Why competing will drive you bonkers, quick fast and in a hurry


Have you ever asked the questions: Who am I?, What is my purpose?, or Why am I here? Are you a Jack/Jane of all trades but a master of none? Are you inconsistent? Do you spend money on things you don’t need to fill some sort of void in your life? Truth be told, you’re not alone. No one escapes the questioning of existence. You can reclaim your power and start living the life for which you were created TODAY!

Image5Parenting Generation Z can be difficult…especially if you’re not up to date with the latest technology or have a clue about social media. What qualifies Lesley to teach on this subject? She was mentored by several people from Gen. X, is a millennial of Gen. Y and currently mentors Gen. Z on a weekly basis. Get the 411 on the latest trends, apps and lingo in order to keep current and remain relevant in the 21st century.

Image7Are you a teacher or frequent presenter and you can’t seem to ever capture the attention of your listeners? Do your students seem to stare off into space while you’re delivering valuable content. Would you love for those you are teaching to finally understand what is being taught in the classroom? Let Lesley help you learn the proper techniques on how to slay the giants of boredom through interactive teaching.

Image6Don’t see what you’re looking for? No problem. LesleySpeaks™ anywhere! That’s right – You have the option of working with Lesley to craft the perfect presentation for your event, workshop, or training needs. You also have the option to turn any keynote presentation into a workshop. 

Email info@LesleyMcClendon.com for more details!

If you are interested in booking Lesley for a webinar, live or virtual event, contact our friendly office at 888-816-9614 or email info@lesleymcclendon.com to tell us a little bit more about what you are looking for and we will get right back to you to answer your questions. 

What You Can Expect

Prior To Your Event

Lesley will work with your organization in order to provide tailored teaching and speaking. We refuse to treat our engagements with canned speeches and take delight in studying and learning your organization in order to deliver a relevant and timely message according to specific needs. We are very adaptable. There are no outrageous demands or rock-star requests. We will also do our best to get the word out to as many people as we can!

During Your Event

We are very professional and respect your time. We promise to be on time and not to go over our time – unless otherwise stated. Speeches are very much informational, inspirational and interactive.

After Your Event

Pending on availability, Lesley would love to stick around and greet those in attendance. Lesley also offers a wide range of product for purchase. We also send surveys post- engagement in order to receive feedback from your organization. Your feedback helps us identify the areas in which we can improve for future endeavors.