Jonathan Bender is a Social Entrepreneur, Humanitarian, Mentor, Author, Inventor and Professional Athlete. Jonathan utilized his professional NBA athletic career to determine his true passions and has created an entrepreneurial enterprise. This enterprise consists of multiple companies and a nonprofit organization all of which provide infinite opportunities and designed sustainability. The core of each entity is educating and helping people through different methods; whether teaching and mentoring high school students, coaching athletes in the mental game, or inventing products to aid in weight loss and rehabilitation, Jonathan has truly embraced his purpose in life.
Running a successful business in many ways parallels the dynamics of a game-winning team. Sit in with The Courtside CEO, a weekly radio show hosted by Jonathan Bender, for the moments of truth and epiphanies with various leaders from the worlds of business, sports and health. Listen to previous archived shows or listen weekly!
A 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing students the tools to identify their gifts, realize their passions, and explore choices available to lead a productive, successful life after graduating high school. The core of each Program is to bring motivation, education, awareness and assistance while encouraging growth and confidence in each participating student.
A coaching program designed to empower athletes with the knowledge, focus, and accountability needed to achieve consistent results and accomplish the desired goals. Jonathan is passionate about educating and helping high school, college and professional athletes to become their ultimate best, both in and out of the game.