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Joey Evans

Tagline: Motivational Speaker

Speaker Highlights

  • Inspirational Journey: From adversity to triumph, Joey’s story inspires audiences to overcome obstacles and achieve their fullest potential.
  • Practical Insights: Joey provides actionable strategies for navigating life’s challenges with grace and resilience.
  • Universal Appeal: Joey’s message resonates with audiences of all ages, backgrounds, and industries.
  • Engaging Delivery: With his dynamic speaking style and charismatic personality, Joey captivates audiences from start to finish.
  • Lasting Impact: Joey’s message leaves a lasting impression, empowering audiences to take action and pursue their goals with confidence and determination.

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But his dream, along with the rest of his life, was completely shattered in 2007, when during a local race in South Africa he was hit by another biker and amongst other serious injuries he broke his back, crushing his spinal cord leaving him completely paralyzed from just below his chest.

Travels From:

  • Johannesburg

Fee Range:

  • Fee Range: 50,000 - 75,000



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Joey Evans stands as a beacon of resilience and determination, a motivational speaker whose remarkable journey from adversity to triumph has inspired countless individuals worldwide. Joey’s life took an unexpected turn at the age of 25 when a life-altering accident left him paralyzed from the waist down. Rather than succumb to despair, Joey chose to […]

Joey Evans stands as a beacon of resilience and determination, a motivational speaker whose remarkable journey from adversity to triumph has inspired countless individuals worldwide. Joey’s life took an unexpected turn at the age of 25 when a life-altering accident left him paralyzed from the waist down.

Rather than succumb to despair, Joey chose to confront his challenges head-on, embarking on a journey of physical and emotional rehabilitation that would ultimately lead him to achieve the extraordinary.

Joey Evans | Motivational Speaker

The Journey Begins:

Joey Evans’ story is a testament to the indomitable human spirit. Despite the daunting obstacles he faced, Joey refused to be defined by his circumstances. Instead, he tapped into his inner strength and resilience, transforming adversity into opportunity. From the picturesque landscapes of South Africa to the unforgiving terrains of the Dakar Rally, Joey’s journey is a testament to the power of perseverance and the limitless potential within each of us.

Overcoming Adversity:

The accident that left Joey paralyzed could have spelled the end of his dreams, but instead, it became the catalyst for his remarkable transformation. Through sheer determination and unwavering resolve, Joey defied the odds, reclaiming his mobility and inspiring others with his remarkable journey. His story serves as a powerful reminder that with the right mindset and determination, anything is possible.

A Dream Takes Shape:

Fuelled by his passion for motorcycles, Joey set his sights on a seemingly impossible goal: competing in the Dakar Rally. This grueling endurance race, known for its treacherous terrain and extreme conditions, would test Joey’s physical and mental limits like never before. Undeterred by the challenges ahead, Joey embarked on a journey that would push him to the brink and redefine the limits of possibility.

The Road to Dakar:

Joey’s pursuit of the Dakar Rally was nothing short of extraordinary. Overcoming a myriad of obstacles, from securing sponsors to rigorous training, Joey’s determination and resourcefulness propelled him forward. In 2017, Joey’s dream became a reality as he crossed the finish line of the Dakar Rally, a triumphant testament to his courage, resilience, and unyielding spirit.

Motivational Speaking Career

Joey Evans’ experiences on the road to Dakar were far more than a personal accomplishment; they were an inspiration to countless individuals who were grappling with their own challenges and setbacks. Recognizing the power of his story, Joey decided to share his experiences and wisdom with a broader audience through motivational speaking.

His journey from paralysis to Dakar participant has touched the hearts and souls of audiences across South Africa and beyond. Through his speaking engagements, Joey imparts valuable life lessons such as the importance of resilience, embracing change, setting and pursuing ambitious goals, and the significance of a positive mindset. His storytelling captivates, his insights motivate, and his presence inspires.

Background and Expertise:

Joey Evans’ expertise lies not only in his remarkable personal journey but also in his ability to inspire and motivate audiences worldwide. With a unique blend of storytelling, humor, and practical wisdom, Joey captivates audiences, leaving a lasting impact long after he steps off stage. Drawing from his own experiences of overcoming adversity, Joey shares actionable insights and strategies for navigating life’s challenges with grace and resilience. Whether speaking to corporate audiences, educational institutions, or nonprofit organizations, Joey’s message resonates with people from all walks of life, reminding them of their inherent power to overcome obstacles and achieve their fullest potential.

Reasons to Book Joey Evans:

  1. Inspirational Journey: Joey’s story of triumph over adversity serves as a powerful reminder of the human spirit’s resilience and capacity for transformation.
  2. Practical Insights: Beyond inspiration, Joey provides audiences with practical strategies for overcoming obstacles and achieving personal and professional success.
  3. Universal Appeal: Joey’s message transcends boundaries of age, gender, and background, making him an ideal speaker for a wide range of audiences and events.
  4. Engaging Delivery: With his charismatic personality and dynamic speaking style, Joey captivates audiences from the moment he takes the stage, keeping them engaged and inspired throughout his presentation.
  5. Lasting Impact: Joey’s message leaves a lasting impact, motivating audiences to take action and pursue their goals with renewed determination and confidence.


In a world filled with challenges and uncertainties, Joey Evans stands as a beacon of hope and inspiration, reminding us that no obstacle is insurmountable and no dream is too big to achieve. Through his remarkable journey and captivating storytelling, Joey empowers audiences to embrace adversity, cultivate resilience, and unlock their full potential. Book Joey Evans for your next event and embark on a transformative journey of inspiration, motivation, and empowerment.

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