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Minister Jerrold T. Smith “The Life Coach”

Minister Jerrold is an Ordained Minister, Licensed Practitioner, Motivational Speaker and Life Coach. His motto is “More like Jesus”. He began his career as a speaker in the pulpits of The Moriah Institute and City of Angels Church. He is currently Assistant Pastor of L.A Third Church For Spiritual Living. For over fifteen years he has delivered life-changing messages designed to inspire, motivate and unite people of all faiths.

As a professional speaker, Jerrold utilizes a series of topics to deliver his core messages “Creating Possibilities” Jerrold_Smith_headshot_2013_RGBand “Start, Sustain and Grow.” His successful transition from pulpit to platform is fueled by an honest, engaging and sometimes humorous delivery, of inspiring messages of hope, prosperity and self-reliance. His latest endeavor, Universal Faith Radio is designed to empower the community and the individual to live the authentic life God wants them to experience through “Unifying Conversations with God.”

Minister Jerrold passionately serves our community through his participation with numerous civic organizations that provide mentorship and scholarships to deserving youth. He’s CEO of Parkside Economic Development Corporation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit serving Leimert Park and surrounding communities. Jerrold also served as Youth Director for Four Seasons West Ski Club for 13 years.

A native of Los Angeles, Minister Jerrold was educated locally at Fremont High School, L.A. Valley College, Cal Poly Pomona University and Cal State Dominguez Hills, before embarking on a sales and marketing career. After a successful 30 year corporate career in sales, marketing, advertising and broadcasting, Jerrold opened his own marketing, advertising and branding consulting firm, 1 Plus One Management, Inc. His client list includes MoneyGram Int., Kinecta Federal Credit Union, Nix Check Cashing (Nix Financial), Black Educational Events LLC (Angel City Classic), The Playboy Jazz Festival and The County Of Los Angeles.

Minister Jerrold is married to Rosalund Gale and has a daughter, Kourtney Lei’ Smith.

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