Motivational & Inspirational Keynote Speaker, James Parrish Hodges, Ph.D.
True Stories of General Sam Houston's Ethical Principles come alive through the motivational speeches of James Parrish Hodges, Ph.D.
|James Parrish Hodges, Ph.D., professional speaker, author and motivational speaker, has a calling that brings the ethical and universal principles of General Sam Houston to life. Jim possesses extensive knowledge of this great hero. He relates the messages of one of Texas' founders with a fundamental reverence for what General Houston was able to accomplish for his countries.
As a keynote
speaker with breakout sessions, Jim uses his experience as a
pubic speaker to inspire his audiences to understand,
appreciate and strive to emulate General Houston, a wonderful
leader and mentor for all generations. Jim is a compassionate
and gifted storyteller, who gives vivid accounts of Texas
history, both serious and amusing, while imparting messages of
hope, strength, perseverance and universal faith!
his skills as a motivational speaker, Jim allows audiences to
go away knowing that Sam Houston's leadership principles are
as valid and appropriate today as they were in the 1800's.
They are motivated through Jim's abilities as an inspirational
speaker to use these principles immediately to become leaders
that are more effective.
Please see Sam Houston: Man of Principle
audience seemed captivated by your presentation of Sam
Houston. I particularly enjoyed the manner in which you
encouraged audience participation. As a museum professional, I
appreciated your historical accuracy, while telling the story
of one of Texas's greatest heroes. You had thoroughly
researched your character, form the clothes he wore to his
political beliefs. Keep up the great work!"
Star of the Republic Museum
|James Parrish Hodges, Ph.D.
As a professional speaker, Jim has portrayed
General Sam Houston for many years. A member of the National
Speakers Association, and several historical and patriotic
groups, he is the recipient of the "George Washington National
Honor Award" from the "Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge."
For his dedicated work as a motivational speaker, Jim was made
an honorary Son of the Republic of Texas. After a long and
successful business career, Jim is now a full-time public
speaker characterizing Sam Houston and George
Sadly, Dr. Hodges passed away in February 2023. Please see his obituary (PDF version here) or watch video obituary.