- Inspiration for Disney's "The Rookie"
- Former Major League Pitcher
- Author of "The Rookie"
Jim Morris' Cinderella story is testimony to the power of dreams and their ability to inspire and transform human life. His story is the subject of the blockbuster film from Walt Disney, "The Rookie," starring Dennis Quaid which won the ESPY for Sports Film of the Year.
Originally a top prospect, Jim Morris's career in baseball was derailed by injuries and immaturity at the age of 24. ... VIEW MORE
“Never give up on your dreams.”-Jim “The Rookie” Morris Jim shares his memoirs, documented in the movie, “The Rookie” ... View More
Finding a Mentor and Becoming a Leader
“Become the mentor you would want others to be for yourself.” -Jim “The Rookie” Morris Using his life experiences and ... View More
Remember Who You Are
“Remember who you are and whose you are.”-Jim “The Rookie” Morris Jim shares the importance of integrity and being ... View More
- Your story and experience was compelling and an inspiration to our guests. We also appreciate you keeping your commitment to speak to our group even after an invitation to meet with President George W. Bush.
- BIOCOM/ San Diego
- Everyone loved hearing his story, and enjoyed getting to know him. He received a standing ovation!
- Key Bank USA
- With it being three weeks plus since our event, I have yet to hear of one negative comment from any of the 700 plus guests in attendance. I was amazed with the variety of people that were sitting on the edge of their seats awaiting his next remarks.
- Bishop Manogue Catholic High School