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Darcy Keith, Inspirational Speaker

Award-Winning Keynote Speaker   Author   Expert on Overcoming Adversity and also Brain Injury


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 A truly inspiring story. Until September 12,1991, Darcy Keith's life was pretty normal. A gifted student in actuarial science at Ball State University in Muncie, IN, the attractive, intelligent and popular 22-year-old led an active, normal collegiate life.

Then tragedy struck.  She was riding home with four sorority sisters from a function at Morehead State University in Morehead, Ky., when their car was hit broadside by a semi-tractor trailer. The car was crushed completely by an impact so great that the license plate of the semi-tractor was imprinted into its crumpled side panel. Two of Keith's friends in the backseat, where she was also sitting, were killed instantly. Darcy was the only survivor in the back seat.  Learn how determination and hope kept her alive . Hear about how she became known as the "Miracle Child".

Meet Darcy

Darcy Keith, Inspirational Speaker

National award-winning professional speaker and author 

Do you want to know the secret on how to handle the big things in your life so that the little things don't distract you? ​

If so, national-award-winning professional speaker, Darcy Keith is THE speaker, who can answer that question and provide real-time tips that you can put into practice RIGHT NOW to navigate through those "big things" so you can live your best life.

Darcy Keith, 2011 Baltimore Ravens Rookies

Darcy is surrounded by the 2011 Baltimore Ravens Rookies, with whom she spoke as part of the NFL's Rookie Success Program.

Why should you hire this national award-winning speaker and author?

The audience will learn:

  • The SECRET formula to overcoming adversity so they can live their best life

  • Make good choices when things happen that are not in your control

  • Be happier by getting back and focusing on the basics of life

  • Understand how to persevere through tough times

  • How to beat the odds and achieve the unimaginable goals in life

  • To make and strive for higher goals.


On August 2, 2011, NBC affiliate WTHR Channel 13 interviewed Darcy on what advice she would give to Congresswoman Gabby Giffords when she returned to work on Capitol Hill. Since both of them have traumatic brain injuries and Darcy has successfully returned to work, she shared her tips for when Gabby returns to Congress.

1992 Interview by WISH-TV 8 (CBS) with Darcy Wilkinson (Keith) on memory loss and traumatic brain injury.

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