Jimmy White IV

Professional Speaker, Jimmy White Speaks LLC

Jimmy White IV is a South Philadelphia native who passionately seeks to make a positive impact on youths and
veterans locally and nationally. He endeavors to accomplish this feat through collaborations with organizations such
as We The People Stage, Year Up, the Weekly Fight, Hopeworks Camden, and the Travis Manion Foundation.
An Operation Iraqi War veteran, Jimmy served abroad in the U.S. Navy on the fast attack submarine USS Montpelier as
a nuclear electrician. He was awarded several honors during his active duty enlistment including Boot Camp Division
Honor Recruit, three Navy Achievement Medals, and the title of Junior Sailor of the Year for his dedication and his
outstanding performance.
As a dedicated business professional, Jimmy rose through the ranks of the Facilities Management profession following
his military service. Starting as an entry-level maintenance mechanic to a supervisory position to senior leadership, He
gradually advanced to the position of Global Operations Manager for a large international financial institution. He is
currently a member of the Property Management team for the Comcast Technology Center in Center City
Philadelphia. Jimmy is a member of the International Facilities Management Association and a peer mentor for
several young professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area.
As a passionate speaker, Jimmy presents to audiences on the topics centered on character/leadership development,
professional/personal development, and living a life of purpose. He is a husband and father of three amazing sons,
Jim-Jim, Jo-Jo, and Jack-Jack. He is also a minister and the Youth Department President at the Prophetic Church of
Christ in South Philadelphia.
In 2018, he was awarded the Travis Manion Foundation’s “If Not Me, Then Who” award in recognition of his work
honoring the life of Chris Hixson who heroically passed away confronting the shooter during the Parkland School
shooting. In a partnership with Chris Hixon’s son (Thomas Hixon), they inspired students through leadership
presentations exemplifying Chris Hixon’s character, bravery, and service to others. He has continued this dedication of
servitude by performing service projects in the Greater Philadelphia area supporting at-risk youth and less-fortunate
Conducting in-person and virtual presentations on character, leadership, personal and professional development, and
living a life of purpose has become Jimmy’s passion. He has performed at storytelling, conducted keynote speeches,
and facilitated workshops for a variety of groups from small intimate gatherings, to large venue events, to national
audiences. Highlights of his speaking engagements include being the closing storyteller for the Reopening
Philadelphia Leadership Summit, keynote speaker for the Leadership Philadelphia Core program, and performing a
flash talk for Social Media Day Philadelphia.
Jimmy has been honored to be a guest on numerous podcasts and featured in several media outlets. He was
highlighted in the Philadelphia Inquirer for kickstarting the Travis Manion Foundation Virtual “Character Does Matter”
program as the lead presenter to youth across the nation via Facebook Lives in response to the global pandemic. He
was also featured on the PBS broadcast of “A Capitol Fourth”, celebrating him as a prominent veteran and expressing
his feelings on what the July 4th holiday means to him.
Jimmy White IV is a masterful speaker who aligns his message with a compelling story to enlighten and motivate your
audience into action. With his lively flare and “down-to-earth” charm, your audience will be captivated and leave your
event entertained, informed, and inspired!

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States