Actor, Author, Underdog and One of the World’s Premiere Basketball Trick Artists
Played in nationally televised games; Starred in national commercial with Heidi Klum; Appeared in the Warner Brother’s film “Thunderstruck”; Starred on Emmy nominated TV sitcom “This Just In”; Plays himself on tv reality series ‘The LeBeau Show’ Executive Produced by Mark Wahlberg; Host of The Think Like A STAR podcast
Expert on overcoming adversity, achieving lofty goals, increasing productivity, building, trust and confidence, strengthening relationships and increasing positive impact
Author of Among The Giants: How One Underdog Pursued His Dreams & You Can Too! (2017); known as “The Celebrity Teen Coach”; Created THE ATTITUDE IS EVERYTHING FOUNDATION as a resource for young people to have on-going support throughout their difficult teenage years particularly targeting the area of self-esteem
Growing up as an undersized and over-matched basketball player on a remote Alaskan island with no roads or stores, Jesse LeBeau was overlooked and underestimated, constantly feeling like he had to prove himself.
At a young age, Jesse developed a love for sports, particularly basketball. However, at 5’8” Jesse had nearly every odd stacked against him.
Despite his size and circumstances, he managed to rise above it all and became a name in the world of street ball, regularly featured on TV, film, and international tours.
Jesse has played in nationally televised games on Fox Sports Net against the best players in world, and landing starring roles in commercials for Kobe Bryant and with other NBA players such as Dwayne Wade, Rajon Rondo, Blake Griffin and Amare Stoudemire. Playing under the nickname ‘Spin Cycle’ he has had the opportunity to be coached by Matt Barnes, Chauncey Billups, and Dennis Rodman to name a few.
He later made it to the big screen in Hollywood in the Warner Brother’s film “Thunderstruck” starring NBA All-Star Kevin Durant and starred on the Emmy nominated TV sitcom “This Just In”. Currently, he plays himself on ‘The LeBeau Show’, a reality series that allows viewers to follow Jesse around the country to see firsthand the major impact he is having on youth, particularly troubled teens.
With only the love of the game of basketball and the tenacity to follow a dream driving him, Jesse LeBeau’s persistence has led him to star in national commercials and movies with some of the most recognizable celebrities and professional athletes in the world. More importantly, he found a way to get paid to do what he loves to do…every day!
His empowering story of triumph encourages anybody at any age to think of themselves, and how they can turn their biggest weaknesses into their greatest strengths.
“Jesse is living proof that if you work hard and believe in yourself, anything is possible.” – Allen Iverson
The power of YOU! Why underdogs WIN, nobody roots for Goliath, and other important things you should probably know…
Ever felt like an underdog at work, home, or life in general? Unfortunately, we all face hardships, challenges, and road blocks at times. The critical question then becomes, ‘How will you respond?’ Jesse shares the true power of a relentless attitude through inspiring personal stories that demonstrate how to embrace YOUR underdog and turn your biggest struggles into your competitive advantage. A perpetual underdog himself, he offers a unique perspective on why suffering, when viewed through the correct lens, can become your biggest strength and greatest asset. His authentic approach to this topic leads to major breakthroughs, helping those with a broken mindset finally flip the switch to get out of their own way so they can achieve true greatness. Jesse’s interactive style creates an engaging experience helping audiences understand how their unique personal story is their greatest Superpower. This allows them to build stronger relationships, achieve goals, and increase productivity all while building trust and having a true impact on others. This presentation inspires and encourages audiences to take complete responsibility for their lives and believe they can achieve true greatness in every aspect of their lives by embracing grit, attitude, and resourcefulness.