If you are looking for inspiration, you have found it! These are the people who have the conquered and mastered the Gifts that their ADD/Dyslexia have given them in order to reach incredible and amazing levels of success.



Michael PhelpsOlympic Swimmer and Most Decorated Athlete of All Time

Paul OrfaleaCEO of Kinkos (retired)

Will.i.amMusician and Lead Singer of the Black Eyed Peas

Jamie OliverChef, Star of the Television Show: The Naked Chef

Peter ShankmanCEO The Geek Factory Inc.

Greg LemondWorld Champion and Tour de France Winning Cyclist

David NeelemanCEO of JetBlue Airlines

Channing TatumActor from 21 Jump Street (2012) and Step Up (2006)

Jules VerneAuthor of Journey to the Center of the Earth

George Bernard ShawPlaywright and Founder of the London School of Economics

Thomas EdisonInventor of the light bulb

F.Scott FitzgeraldAuthor of The Great Gatsby

Robin WilliamsActor from Jumanji (1995) and Aladdin (1992)

Walt DisneyCreator of Disney

Will SmithActor from the Men in Black Series and Fresh Prince of Bel Air

Albert EinsteinPhysicist

Wendy DavisActress from the television show Army Wives

Andres TorresMLB Baseball Player

Ashley McKenzieJudo Champion

Lisa LingJournalist

James CarvillePolitical Advisor

Terry BradshawNFL Hall of Fame Quarterback

Ty PenningtonTV Personality

Glenn BeckConservative Radio Personality

Joan RiversComedian

Ari EmanuelHollywood Talent Agent

Solange KnowlesSinger

Karina SmirnoffProfessional Ballroom Dancer

Cameron HeroldEntrepreneur

Tom CruiseActor From Mission Impossible Series

Rory BremnerBritish Television Personality



Richard BransonCEO of Virgin Group

CherSinger, Song Writer and Grammy Winner

Bruce JennerWinner of the Olympic Decathlon (1976)

 Magic JohnsonNBA Basketball Player (1979-1991)

Vince VaughnActor from The Break Up (2006) and Wedding Crashers (2005)

Jennifer AnistonActress from the television show Friends and The Break Up

Orlando BloomActor from the Lord of the Rings Series (2001-2003)

Jay LenoTelevision Host of The Tonight Show (1992-2015)

President Woodrow WilsonPresident of the United States (1913-1921)

John LennonGuitarist for The Beatles, singer and songwriter

Gn. George PattonUS Army General

Nelson RockefellerU.S Vice President (1974-1977)

Erin BrockovichEnvironmental Advocate

Eric McGeheartyCEO of Globe Runner SEO

Keanu ReevesActor from the Matrix Series

Tim TebowNFL Quarterback

Henry WinklerActor and Author

Charles SchwabCEO of Charles Schwab & Co., Inc.

Anderson CooperCNN Journalist

Sylvester StalloneActor and Director

Agatha ChristieAuthor

Louis PasteurCreator of the Process of Pasteurization

Mark JordanMusician and Song Writer

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