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Dr. James Arthur Williams

Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee & Owner of UnmaskYTP, LLC

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 Dr. James Arthur Williams Biography

Currently, Dr. Williams serves as an associate professor (tenured) at the University of Tennessee and is the owner of UnmaskYTP, LLC, training domestic and international leaders to function in joy while seeking curiosity in every pursued endeavor. He teaches mindfulness, various leadership tactics, and one-on-one coaching to build brighter leaders for the future. He has worked with leaders in Spain, South Korea, Bulgaria, China, and at many Fortune 100 companies.

Dr. Williams is also a professional actor, performing as Uncle Tom in Into the Wilderness (SAG/movie) and starring as Waco Collins in Murder Chose Me. He wrote two books, "From Thug to Scholar: An Odyssey to Unmask my True Potential" and "How to Get Abs like a Bodybuilder but Eat like a Fat boy". He has also published over 15 scholarly articles and delivered over 30 presentations on emotional intelligence, soft skills, sports, leadership, employee training, mentorship, hospitality pedagogy, human resource management, and personal and professional development.

Dr. Williams grew up masked, selling drugs at 13 years of age, fathering two kids, dropping out high school, and living on the streets by 17 years old.

Dr. Williams earned six degrees (two doctorates), Ph.D. from Iowa State University. He honorably served the United States Air Force, winning Airman of the Year. He played professional arena football for the Raleigh Rebels (2005-2006). Dr. Williams has industry experience in the dental, banking, sales, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, hotels, and education. He is also a Certified Hospitality Educator and trainer.

Dr. Williams has also spoke to over 100 unique audiences, and won numerous speech competitions for Toastmaster’s International; served as a keynote speaker for Coffeewood Correctional Institution, public schools, colleges, fortune 500 companies, professional organizations. Dr. Williams was also recognized as a Top 15 Emerging Scholar of 2019 by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Dr. Williams also was a featured speaker for TEDx UTK in 2019. Best international mentor for Chinese Hospitality Education Initiative for the 2019 national championship in Shanghai, China. His latest book ""Check Your Life: Be Limitless"" was awarded best self-help book by BIBA (Best Indie Book Award) for 2020.

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  • • Check Your Life: Be Limitless, Be Unstoppable, No excuses the world needs your greatness, Conflict resolution, From Thug to Scholar, Inclusive Engagement, Diversity the World Needs, Mindfulness for Educators, Joy is on the Opposite Side of Fear, Embrace Death to see a Glorious Day

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Dr. James Arthur Williams

Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee & Owner of UnmaskYTP, LLC

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Dr. James Arthur Williams Biography

Currently, Dr. Williams serves as an associate professor (tenured) at the University of Tennessee and is the owner of UnmaskYTP, LLC, training domestic and international leaders to function in joy while seeking curiosity in every pursued endeavor. He teaches mindfulness, various leadership tactics, and one-on-one coaching to build brighter leaders for the future. He has worked with leaders in Spain, South Korea, Bulgaria, China, and at many Fortune 100 companies.

Dr. Williams is also a professional actor, performing as Uncle Tom in Into the Wilderness (SAG/movie) and starring as Waco Collins in Murder Chose Me. He wrote two books, "From Thug to Scholar: An Odyssey to Unmask my True Potential" and "How to Get Abs like a Bodybuilder but Eat like a Fat boy". He has also published over 15 scholarly articles and delivered over 30 presentations on emotional intelligence, soft skills, sports, leadership, employee training, mentorship, hospitality pedagogy, human resource management, and personal and professional development.

Dr. Williams grew up masked, selling drugs at 13 years of age, fathering two kids, dropping out high school, and living on the streets by 17 years old.

Dr. Williams earned six degrees (two doctorates), Ph.D. from Iowa State University. He honorably served the United States Air Force, winning Airman of the Year. He played professional arena football for the Raleigh Rebels (2005-2006). Dr. Williams has industry experience in the dental, banking, sales, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing, hotels, and education. He is also a Certified Hospitality Educator and trainer.

Dr. Williams has also spoke to over 100 unique audiences, and won numerous speech competitions for Toastmaster’s International; served as a keynote speaker for Coffeewood Correctional Institution, public schools, colleges, fortune 500 companies, professional organizations. Dr. Williams was also recognized as a Top 15 Emerging Scholar of 2019 by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education. Dr. Williams also was a featured speaker for TEDx UTK in 2019. Best international mentor for Chinese Hospitality Education Initiative for the 2019 national championship in Shanghai, China. His latest book ""Check Your Life: Be Limitless"" was awarded best self-help book by BIBA (Best Indie Book Award) for 2020.

Dr. James Arthur Williams Videos

  • Check Your Life | James Williams | TEDxUTK

Dr. James Arthur Williams Speaking Topics


  • • Check Your Life: Be Limitless, Be Unstoppable, No excuses the world needs your greatness, Conflict resolution, From Thug to Scholar, Inclusive Engagement, Diversity the World Needs, Mindfulness for Educators, Joy is on the Opposite Side of Fear, Embrace Death to see a Glorious Day

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Dr. James Arthur Williams for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Dr. James Arthur Williams, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Dr. James Arthur Williams or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Dr. James Arthur Williams?

    Booking fees for Dr. James Arthur Williams, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Dr. James Arthur Williams, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Dr. James Arthur Williams?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Dr. James Arthur Williams for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Dr. James Arthur Williams for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Dr. James Arthur Williams or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Dr. James Arthur Williams or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Dr. James Arthur Williams is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as. The estimated speaking fee range to book Dr. James Arthur Williams for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Dr. James Arthur Williams generally travels from Knoxville, TN, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Jonathan Sandys, Diane Guerrero, Carey Lohrenz, Shawn Achor and Manuel Scott. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Dr. James Arthur Williams for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Dr. James Arthur Williams Speaker Videos

  • Check Your Life | James Williams | TEDxUTK

Dr. James Arthur Williams Speaking Topics


  • • Check Your Life: Be Limitless, Be Unstoppable, No excuses the world needs your greatness, Conflict resolution, From Thug to Scholar, Inclusive Engagement, Diversity the World Needs, Mindfulness for Educators, Joy is on the Opposite Side of Fear, Embrace Death to see a Glorious Day

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