Jeff A.D. Martin

Jeff A. D. Martin

Toronto, Ontario
BLM - Racial Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Expert
Jeff A.D. Martin is a certified coach, consultant, DISC facilitator & award-winning keynote speaker on racial equality, BLM, equity, diversity & inclusion ED&I. Martin is thought-provoking keynote speaker known for his transformative presentations in where he combines his personal story with his training as a certified DISC facilitator, business coach & leadership professional. Jeff Martin teaches the art of public speaking and student character development using his career and life experiences, coupled with his benevolence and passion to inspire.
  • Change Management
  • Communications
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Employee Management
  • Personal Growth
  • Resilience & Adversity
  • Campus & University Speakers
  • Community Engagement Events
  • Conference
  • Education & Teachers
  • Healthcare
  • Motivation
  • Youth Leadership & Students


Jeff A.D. Martin is a soul-stirring, thought-provoking, highly requested transformational speaker, who has been using his platform to inspire people from around the world. Much of Jeff’s love for people can be attributed to his years of involvement as a community advocate, a mentor and also to his 15+ years of experience in Law Enforcement. Jeff A.D. Martin has worked as a police officer and in various investigative roles. He is a youth communication specialist, with over 1000 forensic interviews with children. 

Jeff A.D. Martin is also an author of two critically acclaimed books. A City of Toronto best-selling children’s book, “Brothers from the 6/ Sisters from the 6: Role Models in my Community”, and an Amazon best selling personal development book, “KNew Me: 10 Men, 10 Stories of Perseverance”. Jeff A.D. Martin is an award-winning professional speaker, a certified coach, University of Guelph certified leadership professional, Harvard University certificate recipient for public speaking and the curator of an academy where he teaches the art of public speaking and student character development. 

With his career and life experiences, coupled with his benevolence and passion to inspire, Jeff Martin shares his gift of purpose in efforts to help others find their true potential. 



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Jeff A.D. Martin Topic Presentations

diversity, inclusion & community

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • In this presentation, Jeff discusses the importance of diversity and inclusion within our society. He speaks on the importance of feeling as if we belong to something bigger than ourselves and the social responsibility, we have towards each other. Jeff goes into bias, where they come from and how we hold on to them. Finally, Jeff teaches on how we can recognize our own biases and what we can do to you counteract our bias thinking.  

i am worth it, i am enough

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • This presentation speaks on self value and self worth. Many people suffer from self-doubt, imposture syndrome and other self-deprecating thinking. In this talk, Jeff speaks on raising your self-esteem and recognizing your value in the world. Jeff also speaks on resiliency and showing up even when its tough to do so.  

defining leadership

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • In this talk Jeff discusses not only the traditional definition of leadership but teaches how to redefine it to include others who typically don’t see themselves as leaders. Jeff shows how our strength and resilience can drive us into leadership even when we aren’t expecting it.  

disc/ attributes/ values assessment certified consultant

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  • Aristotle once said, “knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom”. To be an inclusive leader, an effective member of any team or even to identify and shift your own internal biases, all personal growth begins with an open and honest assessment of yourself.

    Jeff A.D. Martin is a certified consultant who provides individuals and companies with constructive introspection using the analytical tools:


    An assessment used to measure your personality and behavioural style.


    An evaluation that helps you understand what truly motivates you.


    This measures how you think and make decisions.

    Through Jeff’s training, he has been able to help companies and individuals make surmountable improvement in areas that include:

    – Leadership Effective

    – Communication

    – Team Development

    – Organizational Transformation

    – Diversity & Inclusion

    – Self Actualization 

    With Jeff’s presentation and these indexes, you will be able to answer the questions WHAT, WHY and HOW:

    What natural talents do you have? (Attributes index)

    Why are you motivated to use them? (Values Index)

    How do you prefer to use them? (DISC Index)



“Jeff has a unique way in relating to young people. He truly sees himself in them. Consequently, this allows him to connect with them. Mr. Martin fosters a belief in them that they are leaders their communities yearn for and need. Subsequently, the students believe his message and blossom. I have seen it work!”

Dayo Baiyewu - Head of the English Dept. - Winston Churchill C.I.

“Jeff continues to inspire people to find their purpose and inspiration in life in following their dreams.”

Becky Green - School Superintendent - York Region District School Board

“I thought Jeff’s speech was very moving, empowering…I almost cried! It was from the heart so you can tell that he cares about the community and giving back to the community.”

Rebecca G - Non-Profit assistance worker

Thank you so much Jeff for sharing some very powerful insight. I am bias but taking part in these sessions is helping me to have much overdue uncomfortable conversation with my family & friends. Thank you

Loblaw Corporation Employee

I really though given the setting; Jeff was able to keep the crowd engaged the whole presentation. This was a black history themed presentation, Jeff was able to educate us and also deliver the content in a manner that was easy to digest. Jeff set the tone from the introduction and left everyone post presentation with something to really think about “the 51%”.

Ibrahim Bello - Design Analyst

“The real thanks goes to Jeff Martin…he had the inspiration. I told him, its one thing to have the ten men, its another thing to be the one who actually gathered the other 9 together to get the book done. Remarkable!”

Mayor of TORONTO John Tory on Jeff creating and orchestrating his personal development book, KNew Me.

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