Retired United States Army Staff Sergeant, Author & Advocate for Veterans and Amputees
Retired United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills of the 82nd Airborne is a recalibrated warrior, motivational speaker, actor, author and an advocate for veterans and amputees. Travis’s New York Times bestselling memoir, Tough as They Come, is currently available on sale in bookstores everywhere. Despite losing portions of both arms and legs from an IED while on active duty in Afghanistan, Travis continues to overcome life’s challenges, breaking physical barriers and defying odds. Travis lives by his motto: "Never give up. Never quit." Read More >
Finding Strength Despite Adversity | Goalcast
Travis Mills' keynote speech teaches and inspires audiences nationwide to "Never give up. Never quit," no matter the obstacles of circumstances. Travis’s larger-than-life personality, sense of humor and incredible spirit for life engages audiences from the moment he takes center stage. Travis’ speaking engagements take him all over our great nation ranging from football stadiums, to conferences, to classrooms. His motivational speeches reach a wide variety of people from all walks of life.
“I don’t know where to start but in short, Travis was nothing short of phenomenal at our event!! … If you are considering Travis, stop what you are doing and sign him up now.”
"Travis is one of the most inspiring and encouraging stories of our generation!"
“We expected a good talk that highlighted his injuries and time at Walter Reed Hospital. What we received was so much more…”
“Travis is a terrific public speaker, who fluctuates between humor and sobering sincerity.”
“Travis taught us all two very important lessons that day. Number one- you can only move forward in life and it’s critical to stay positive. Number two- anything in life is possible as long as you never give up and you never quit.”
“Incredibly inspirational, motivational and exceptional communication by an amazing (and awesome) patriot who in forty five minutes captivated our audience with a resounding and powerful message.”
“Travis is a captivating speaker with an amazing life's story. He has taken bravery and perseverance to levels that most of us could not even imagine.”
"He made us laugh, he made us cry. His story of resilience, the power of the positive, and humility moved our group. He challenged the thought processes and attitudes of everyone in the room and gave them the perspective they needed to take on their own challenges in their personal or professional lives.”
“I can honestly say that while his story is one of inspiration and a true American hero even more compelling is his ability to connect with his audience. I have seen near a hundred motivation speakers over the years and there are only a few I found that come across so genuine and as comfortable as a speaker as he.”
“He engaged the audience from his opening comment to the close. His messages on leadership, perspective, and goal setting were inspiring & memorable.”
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