JR Allen Tuesdays 11am - 12noon & Saturdays 7 - 9pm
JR Allen is a fun, vibrant and gregarious leader who believes opportunity is there for everyone who wants to go for it. JR, has always dreamed about being an entrepreneur since he was twelve years old. JR migrated to the United States when he was just eleven years old from Montego Bay, Jamaica. JR’s dream of entrepreneurship was strongly motivated by his mother, Hyacinth, who represents a tower of strength and friendship like no other. After completing Evander Childs High School in the Bronx, New York, JR attended Queens Borough Community College in Bayside, New York. While attending Queens Borough Community College, JR pursued a career in Computer Technology. JR later switched his major to Business Administration as a result of his intense desire to be a successful entrepreneur. After working at Alexander’s Department Store as a Stock Clerk to help pay for college tuition, JR accepted a position as payment acquisition specialist for American Creditor’s Bureau which launched his career into the corporate world. It wasn't long before JR became one of the top producers for the company. JR later accepted a position as a Junior Credit Analyst at Sony Broadcast of America, where he developed his strength of diversity as a result of traveling throughout North America. After many successful years at Sony, JR was presented with an offer from Equitable Financial (AXA Equitable) where he quickly became one of the top producing agents at the OBI Agency at 2 Penn Plaza in New York City. Mr. Allen's enthusiasm for numbers and business was enhanced as a result of presenting a wide portfolio of financial products such as Annuities, Life, Disability and Health Insurance In addition to being “The Mortgage Professor,” JR Allen is a Motivational Speaker and a Quote Master. JR strongly believes every person has a unique talent, and challenge his listeners to "identify and maximize" their area of strength, which will allow them to "unearth the undeveloped area of their brain which is crying out for discovery, and become the trailblazer they were born to be." JR explains to his listeners that the Internet is "the ultimate leveler of the playing field” and it offers significant opportunities for everyone who "adapt and retool" themselves for the 21st century. As a sought after public speaker, JR was the key note speaker at “Opportunity Knocks Conference” held at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in New Rochelle, New York, January 2011. His Mentoring Program & Motivational Messages helps to uplift the spirits of many by recognizing "adversity is only an opportunity for you to reach new heights." Therefore, being a part of the right environment today is more important than ever before. You must “Believe & Succeed" and "Stay Positive & Grow” which is JR’s signature sign off message each time he ends his on air program. JR demonstrate and remind folks that to facilitate a two way dialogue, it requires "effective communication and decisive action while having a learning posture." Lastly, you can invite JR Allen to speak at any of your function by filling out the contact form while visiting his website, and send him an email at www.jrallensolutions.com. JR continues to explain the importance of leveraging yourself in today's "challenging yet incredible opportunistic world." This type of mindset will enable and increase your options for success" in today's "highly competitive" global economy. JR is proud to be a part of WWRL 1600 AM. JR's goals remain the same, which is to provide “Mind Empowering Information” while educating you on today's mortgage world, and inspiring his listeners.