- Star of the Oklahoma TV Show: "The Okie Chef"
- Educator, Chef, and Motivational Speaker with lots of Humor
- Overcame life threatening illness; new book based on his experience
Jeff Denton is a modern day humorist, author, and business man. He has an extraordinary gift of presenting life lessons not only humorously, but inspirationally. Jeff is an Oklahoma humorist that speaks on leadership, conflict resolution, and motivation. Jeff is the author of several professional development books: "Don't Let the Idiots Win" and "Please Don't Throw Me Underread the rest
Jeff Denton is a world-wide speaker, author, business man, specializing in behavior motivation by developing his own material.Jeff, author of “Don’t Let the Idiots Win” and “Please Don’t Throw Me Under the Bus” is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a degree in Human Environmental Sciences.During the past couple of years, Jeff has presented in Illinois, New Mexico, Minnesota, Indiana, Kansas, Florida, New York, Alabama, Arizona, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Washington, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Arkansas, New Hampshire and all over Oklahoma. He also has spoke many times in Romania, Slovakia, Moldova, Poland and Thailand.According to Jack Harrel, Director of the Oklahoma Association of School Business Officials- ” It was remarkable how Jeff took life’s little happenings, personal and professional, and turned the results into LIFE’S BIG LESSONS. His humor is appropriate and ample. His experience working in schools gives him a special insight, a special link with our school business officials. He was rated the best part of our conference the evaluations. If you book Jeff, you will be delighted”After years of presenting other people’s material, Jeff decided to develop his own material which is specific to School Administration, Child Nutrition and related Associations.Jeff began his career in the hotel and restaurant industry and for the past 17 years has been in the school business and child nutrition industry.Recently, Jeff has over-came a life threatening illness to allow him to sharpen the sword and provide a unique look at life and living. A new book, “There Is No Crying In Flag Football”, is Jeff’s first attempt in writing a “faith-based” book, dealing with the emotions of faith and geared entirely towards the male audience.Jeff, a modern day humorist is a noted family man and spends an endless amount of time serving his church and community. The father of two teen-agers and married to Camille for seventeen years. Camille also handles speaking bookings and arrangements for Finishing Strong Productions.Recently, Jeff became the host of a state-wide cooking show, called “The Okie Chef”. The show is aired in over 1.2 million homes across Oklahoma.On the last day of a long conference, Jeff speaks to a mass of finance officers, not the most happy-go-lucky group of individuals. His remarkable story telling revived this crowd into joyful human beings. They especially loved his mosquito bite narrative from the previous night, where he lathered himself with hair conditioner instead of lotion. What a hoot!! Jeff has an extraordinary gift to present life lessons not only humorously, but inspirationally. He inspired US – he will inspire you.Desiree Henegar, CPADistrict V Director, FSFOAManatee County School Boardread less