Kayode was then elected Vice President and Governor of his University and on a national scale, he was elected a Director of the National Union of Students (NUS) before embarking on his career as an Entrepreneur, where he has been listed in the Top 10 of the “Most Powerful Young Entrepreneurs in the World”.
Though you may have first seen him on BBC The Apprentice, where his performance there won him the “Favourite Reality TV Star” at the 14th Annual Screen Nation Film and Television Awards at The Mayfair Hotel, London, The Apprentice was actually not his first rodeo!
He has previously been described as the “Smoothest Talker on TV” after appearing with Victoria Derbyshire, he enjoyed an earful being yelled at by Piers Morgan on Good Morning Britain, and he has also been on Channel 4 demonstrating his questionable cooking on Come Dine With Me.
Kayode Damali Speaking
TOPICS FOR BUSINESS:
Marketing, Sales & Negotiations, Social Media, Networking, Delegation & Time Management, Pitching, Networking
COLLEGES AND SIXTH FORMS
Kayode has a great connection with Young People!Over his lifetime, Kayode has spent 6 summers working with 1,000s of Young People aged 15 to 18 years old both in the UK and abroad.
These are through the likes of working at organisations such as Camp America, the National Citizen Service (NCS) and various Youth Clubs. As a result Kayode really knows how to engage and connect with Young People, getting the best out of them to exceed their potential.
The importance of Higher Education
If you know Kayode’s story, you’d understand that without a shadow of a doubt University changed his life. Kayode will share with your Students how University can change their lives too.
“Should you go to University?”
Let’s face it, University is not for everybody and whilst University saved Kayode’s life, he fully understands that there are other options and in this talk he helps Students to explore other ways.
Kayode Damali Unversity Speaking
Kayode has an interesting University story that not many people know about…
After leaving Secondary School and with this new sense of freedom being at College, Kayode started hanging around the wrong people and made some bad decisions.
Regrettably, this landed him in a lot of trouble and as a result, to no surprise, he’d failed college.
Fortunately, there was light at the end of the tunnel – He made it!
Kayode managed to get into University through the UCAS Clearing Process.
As soon as he arrived, he had an immediate impact and was heavily involved on campus, such as being on Society Committees, doing EVERY Campus job and just being Kayode to be honest!
First Class Honours!
Despite scrapping into University through the UCAS Clearing Process 3 years prior, Kayode graduated with a remarkable First Class Honours degree.
He actually achieved some of the highest grades his University has ever seen, a record he still proudly holds to this date!
As Kayode Damali did so well in his Final Year Dissertation, he was invited to present his research at the British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) in Nottingham.
His presentation was impressive and he was thus accepted by the journal to have his research published!
Kayode Damali Young Offenders Talks
Through his vast experience with Young Offenders, including Chair of the Youth Offending Panel, Kayode presents his signature programme called ‘The Eleventh Hour’
“Even a broken clock is right twice a day”
The Eleventh Hour is Kayode’s signature programme for Young Offenders helping to transform their lives for the better.
“It’s always darkest before dawn”, so using real-life examples, Kayode speaks passionately to Offenders because he believes they deserve another chance, which will benefit both themselves and society.
The Eleventh Hour is Kayode Damali’s signature programme for Young Offenders helping to transform their lives for the better.“Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future”