Former NFL Pro Bowler, Finalist on America’s Got Talent and Best Selling Author Jon Dorenbos' past has made him the man he is today. In August, of 1992, at the age of 12, his father murdered his mother. His father was convicted of 2nd degree murder and was sentenced to 13 years in prison. Jon got into magic just before his 13th birthday and he instantly fell in love with it. Magic became an escape during a time of mourning and transition in his life. He was obsessed with the sleights and skills involved. He spent all day, every day, practicing and rehearsing in front of the mirror — propelling him to become one of the world’s best. Jon is now a world-class speaker on Fortune 500 stages, sharing his inspiring journey from tragedy to self discovery. Get inspired with through Jon’s extraordinary and empowering story of resilience, forgiveness, and living a life of purpose in the face of unfathomable obstacles.