“Success Strategist” Jonathan Edison, M.Ed. is a modern day Alchemist. Facing many hardships growing up in the city of Detroit he could have given up on life from the very beginning. His mother was removed from his home for abusing drugs and alcohol. His father left when he was 7 and his grandmother that took on the task of raising him, died from breast cancer when he was 14. Now faced with homelessness, despair and uncertainty, Jonathan graduated from high school with a 1.6 grade point average. Then he went on to complete his first year of college with a 0.82 before dropping out completely. Today, Jonathan is an International Motivational Speaker, a 3-time college graduate, C.E.O of two successful companies, an author of 5 best selling books and a student at Harvard University studying Psychology. This expertise in life and in business allows Jonathan to deliver innovative and content-driven presentations that have practical application in Sales, Leadership, Change and Personal Motivation.