Program Reviews

Delivering powerful, motivational programs for the youth of today.

Matt John Evans

Public Secondary School Reviews:

You have changed my life. I thought about drinking and I decided against

it!  Thank you Mr. Matt Evans. I liked your presentation and how everyone

paid attention to you.

Grade 10 student, Chesley District High School, Bluewater District School Board

Excellent!  He was absolutely great! There was a lot of positive feedback

from the students. 

Brantford Collegiate & Vocational Institute, Grand Erie District School Board

Student and staff agreed this was the best presentation we have had in

a long time. As a teacher it was great to watch students laugh and then

listen mindfully to Matt’s message. Highly recommend it.

Aldershot School, Halton District School Board

Excellent, He was Amazing!  It takes a good speaker to talk about serious stuff but keep it light.

Norway District High School, Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board

The students gave Matt an unsolicited standing ovation… their actions speak for them. I am passing on his name to all of the Success Teachers in our school Board.

Sharbot Lake High School, Limestone District School Board

Great presentation. You kept the students interest of 700 students for the  full presentation.  Students talked abut the presentation for days after. Excellent.
Near North District School Board

Excellent! Matt got the attention of the group even those ‘fringe’ students and held onto it for the entire hour.

Niagara District School Board

Great Presentation to highlight CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT. The response from your presentations has been outstanding! Teachers and students have approached me as well as emailed me to tell me how much they enjoyed the presentations. Many students also “got” the messages that you were delivering and thought it was entertaining at the same time! Thanks again for taking the time to share your experiences and most of all for driving home the key messages……..I was impressed that students were actually quoting you about “meeting challenges and not quitting!”

Lockerby Composite School, Rainbow District School Board

On behalf of the School Council at Birchmount Park, I wanted to thank you for the outstanding presentations you made to our students in April. The feedback I have received from students and staff has been universally positive. Teachers have told me that discussions continued into their classes after the assembly! That is just what we wanted. The Council has long hoped to find a suitable presentation for our students and I believe we did it! Thanks again!

Birchmount Park CI Parent Council Chair, Toronto District School Board

Matt Evans is an exceptional speaker! Not only was he enthusiastic, but was able to spread his enthusiasm throughout our student body.

Dr. Denison SS, Newmarket, York Regional District School Board

It is not often that I am inspired to write a letter because of an assembly I attended. However, today was an acceptation. I am writing this letter to thank you because the assembly was beyond excellent I was very impressed with your message and with your method of delivering the message. You had the students eating out of your hand, which is quite an accomplishment! …Again thank you for the excellent, funny, serious, and inspiring time this morning! Best wishes in your efforts to assist youth in Canada and around the world.

Bradford District High School, Simcoe County District School Board

Highly recommended ! Amazing what you can do to captivate and inspire without props , pyrotechnics, and Video – Just you.

Seaway District High School, Upper Canada District School Board

I just wanted to say thank you to OSAID and the United Way for bringing Matt Evans…he was entertaining (Great Laughs) and had such a great message that our students needed to hear. The students were great – listening when he had something serious to say and laughing at his funny actions/jokes- which was so nice to see!  

South Grenville District High School, Prescott

Everyone loved the presentation, both students and staff. I wish to thank you again for your wonderful performance. Kids in the halls were talking about it for weeks afterwards. I was thanked by many for having you as a guest speaker. It brought about a whole new awareness in our school just in time for prom and grad that will take place next week. Thanks!

Char -Lan D.H.S

Your presentation is still with the students here! Everyone is still talking about you. Your style of presenting was excellent. Thanks again. North Dundas District High School, Chesterville

Engaging, Entertaining, Good for all the students grades 9-12. Enjoyed by staff as well.  

Almont District. High School

I have had lots of really good feedback from staff and students. Many have said that you were the best speaker we have had in a long time. Well done and thanks.

Thomas A. Stewart Secondary School, Kawartha Pineridge District School Board, Peterborough

He was awesome!…Best assembly we’ve had in a long time!

Haliburton Highland, Trillium Lakeland District School Board


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Matt is presently booking speaking engagements for 2016-2017.  If you are a teacher, counsellor and affiliated with a youth organization who may benefit from hearing Matt's motivational talk - please contact him today for more details.  To send Matt a message, please use our online contact form and he will be in touch with you shortly.