Jessica Cox – Think Outside the Shoe™

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Jessica Cox – Think Outside the Shoe™

Jessica Cox – Think Outside the Shoe™

Jessica was born in 1983 in Arizona. She graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. Jessica types, She drives a car without a restricted licences. She is a swimmer, and a certified SCUBA diver, Jessica has not let any grass grow under her feet, she has earned not one, but two block belts in Taekwono. Jessica has gone on to make history as the world’s first armless pilot. She was born without arms, but that has not stopped her from reaching for the sky.She made history in 2008 when she earned her pilots license. Jessica can fly light, single engine aircraft up to 10,000 feet. However, her greatest achievement is the hope she inspires in people, with and without disabilities, with the Motivational Services. She has founded, which allows companies and people from around the world to benefit from Jessica’s Story, and her determination to turn “impossible” into “accomplishment”.

Jessica’s independent nature and problem solving attitude bares witness to her success, as a persons with a disability. During her motivation speeches, she provides a keen insight on how to overcome barriers. She redefines the concept of innovative thinking. Her determination to not let the world define her or limit her potential to achieve and contribute demonstrates the resilience of the human spirit. Jessica feels that any problem can be solved, challenge met, and barrier overcome when the will to be independent is partnered with the civic recognition that we should never underestimate anyone’s ability to rise above adversity and soar to new heights of achievement when given the opportunity to try.

Jessica Cox – Think Outside the Shoe™

Jessica is recognized internationally as an inspirational keynote speaker. Born without arms, Jessica now flies airplanes, drives cars and otherwise lives a normal life using her feet as others use their hands. She holds the Guinness World Record for being the first armless person in aviation history to earn a pilot’s certificate. Convinced that the way we think has a greater impact on our lives than our physical constraints, she chose to pursue a degree in psychology at the University of Arizona. Since then she has traveled to 20 countries sharing her inspirational message.
Think outside the shoe™ – Let Jessica show you how.


The experience of meeting Jessica in person will touch every listener, every time. As a person who has never viewed herself as a victim of her condition, Jessica shares in her speeches humorous stories of struggle and success living in a “two-handed” world. She provides critical insight on how best to approach a challenge, redefining the concept of innovative thinking. She helps people reconnect with their own inner strength and aptitude.


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Turning the “Impossible” into “Accomplishment”

What limits people in your group from attaining their highest potential? How can they push limitations aside?

Jessica believes in combining creativity, desire, persistence and fearlessness; with them, nothing is impossible. In her presentation, she digs deep into her experiences living armless in a two-handed world and how these four elements helped her achieve the seemingly impossible.

Think Outside The Shoe™

Are you letting fears stand in the way of your opportunities?
Is it easier to come up with an excuse than a creative solution to a challenge?
What handicaps do you and others harbor that you do not need?
How soon should you give up when confronted with a difficult challenge?


Flying High – for a barrier-free Northwest Missoari, 2014
Inspiration Award for Women: Most Aspirational, 2012
Guinness World Record: The First Armless Person in the World Ever to Have Obtained a Pilot’s License, 2011
AOPA LIVE Pilots Choice Award 2010: Most Watched Female Aviator
Filipino Women’s Network: 100 Most Influential Filipino Women in the U.S., 2009
Published in Ripley’s Believe It or Not, 2009

Contact Jessica Cox Motivational Services if you would like to book Jessica for an appearance, media interview or would like more information.

NOTICE: Jessica always travels with one assistant. Please keep this in mind when estimating travel costs.

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