Jameel Davis

Cleveland’s own International Speaker & Author Jameel Davis, earned his Bachelors of Arts Degree in Criminology & Justice Studies from Kent State University in 2013 and has been employed at the Cuyahoga County Sheriff Department ever since. Shortly thereafter, he became an Agent of Change, a Speaker, Writer, Poet, & Author.

In his community, Jameel is known as a positive and highly respectable individual, dedicated to promoting kindness, understanding and hope to disadvantage children and adults alike. He is committed to sharing his story, lifting up and empowering others through his motivational talks, inspiring poetry and books, as well as shining rays of hope throughout Cleveland, Oh and beyond. Jameel is known for his charm, upbeat personality, creativity, leadership, educational talks surrounding Social and Emotional Learning, book publishing, family, dating and relationships, and his speaking appearances at schools and organizations. Jameel coaches people during times of change; empathize with their perspectives and take time to help them through their problems. 

Jameel has served as a panelist for Cleveland Clinic’s “Youth Violence Discussion”,  as part of their safe summer campaign, and Kent State University School of Journalism’s, “My Voice. Our Stories” community discussion covered by WKYC Channel 3. He is featured in the 10th, 11th, & 12th Anniversary editions of Who’s Who in Black Cleveland, the 10th edition being forwarded by LeBron James. He appeared as a guest on WVON -1690 Chicago, Matt McGill’s Morning Show, WENZ Z1079, KAZ Radio TV Network, VIBE105 Toronto and on many other radio platforms.

Jameel is set to release his fifth book “Sex-Esteem” on February 14, 2023 and has appeared with his books, Completely Naked How Success Became My Focus, Cultivating Minds To Own Thyself and In Between These Sheets at many schools, libraries and bookseller locations on the East Coast. He has traveled across the country and internationally to Toronto, Ontario, Canada making author and speaking appearances.  He has entered and won poetry slams and has opened up for and performed alongside of national and international recording artists, including Andre Cavor.

Back In January of 2018, Values-in-Action Foundation presented Jameel with the 2018 Eric Scott Russell Kindness Award at their 23 Annual Rescuer of Humanity Awards Dinner. In August of 2018, KYA Publishing, a Toronto, Ontario Canada – based boutique publishing and communications company, invited Jameel to facilitate their 5th Annual Toronto Urban Book Expo, to host a series of networking events and coordinate access to cultural activities during their book expo and annual Caribbean Carnival weekend. He currently sits on their Board of Directors and has recently facilitated their 2021 International Writing Workshop. Jameel was featured on World Book & CopyRight day (April 23, 2021) along with 8 Authors from 6 Different Countries. On June 9, 2022, Jameel presented the Eric Scott Russell Kindness Award to the Students at St Mark Catholic School at the 27th Annual Values Matter Awards Dinner. Jameel Davis, who was born and raised by a very young mother in poverty dominated communities in Cleveland, enjoys traveling, spreading his wisdom and enjoying life. He is fueled by passion to make people better and he inspires passion in others. 

Readers who wish to experience the inspiring published work of Jameel Davis can purchase “How Success Became My Focus,” “Cultivating Minds To Own Thyself,” “In Between These Sheets,” “Completely Naked” and “SEX-Esteem” (2/14/23) at book retailers everywhere.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact ElevatedWaves Publishing at ElevatedWavesPublishing@gmail.com or Cleveland Author Jameel Davis directly at 216- 324-4739 or via email jdavi122@kent.edu.

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Books & Journals: How Success Became My Focus  | No More Hiding. This Is Me | Today I Close The Door To My Past | Cultivating Minds To Own Thyself | In Between These Sheets | Completely Naked | SEX-Esteem | Self Awareness is Uncomfortable But It’s Sexy