speaking engagements

Price Strong Ambassadors

Are you looking to add a touch of inspiration to your upcoming event? Look no further than our Price Strong Ambassadors, whose story is nothing short of amazing. Their journey is one of resilience, perseverance, and the determination to overcome even the toughest obstacles. Through their speaking engagements, they’ll share their story with others, leaving them feeling empowered and uplifted. If you’re interested in bringing one of our Price Strong Ambassadors message to your audience, don’t hesitate to inquire about our speaking engagements. It’s an opportunity to inspire and motivate your attendees like never before.


Meet Dayton, survivor of a tragic crash that claimed nine lives and deeply affected his own. Hear his inspiring journey of recovery and dedication to honoring his teammates’ legacies.

Meet Ornella, a remarkable individual and Dayton’s mom, whose profoundly inspiring story hits close to home and promises to deeply move and motivate any audience.

Ornella Price


Ornella Price is a proud mom to her son Dayton Price.  He is a talented athlete and accomplished academic student who was faced with a tragedy, loss of his golf teammates, burn injury and emotional distress at the age of 19.  He was attending the University of the Southwest in Hobbs NM on a golf scholarship and met a great team of players that he considered to be his second family.  A deadly crash occurred on March 15th, 2022, killing 7 of his teammates and his coach. Dayton Price and Hayden Underhill were the two sole survivors. Dayton sustained 3rd and 4th degree burn injuries to over 44% of his body.  He was hospitalized at The University Medical Centre Hospital in the ICU Burn Unit in Lubbock Texas for 3 months.  Ornella, her husband Darren and daughter Noella, remained by Dayton’s side the entire duration and prayed for his survival daily.  Ornella’s life today is filled with gratitude, courage, strength, mental awareness and a healthy recovery for Dayton.  She works with patients and families who are dealing with burn injuries, attends many group therapy sessions with burn victims and continues to support Dayton in his ongoing road to recovery.

Ornella has been an accomplished brand ambassador in the hospitality industry and has won many awards for her sales and marketing achievements.  Most excited to share a highlight in her career was the pleasure of working with movie production companies, and great actors such as Bradley Cooper, Willem Dafoe and award-winning Director Guillermo del Toro. 

The Price Family has founded a not-for-profit organization called, “Price Strong”.  They help raise funds through initiatives such as the Price Strong Charity Golf Tournament held every year in support of the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Author – soon to be published “2nd Shot”
The story of how life changed forever after losing 7 of his teammates and coach.  The life changing perspective on how a young man learned to survive his severe burn injuries and his return to playing golf.  The mental health challenge he faced while fighting for his life and how he became strong again both mentally and physically.  How does Dayton cope with mental health and what is life like now for Dayton?


Dayton Price


Dayton Price’s speaking engagement stories are coming soon. 

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