Jay Pryor is a transformational evangelist.

About Jay

Jay Pryor entered the world as “Janet”. Never afraid to do things differently, thirty-five years later, he trusted what his intuition had always been telling him, he Leaned Inside, and transitioned from Janet to Jay. As a transgender person, Jay knows the power of possibility to transform your life. He turned what could have been a painful life story into an opportunity to inspire the world! His life’s work is helping move people beyond their perceived limitations, harness their power, and live happy, fulfilled lives.

Jay Pryor Coaching

Jay is a Speaker, Author, and Life Coach focused on serving executive women. He helps them access their intuition, trust their inner knowing, and align with the law of attraction rather than grinding it out. This approach results in more business, more money, more fun, and more inner peace.


Jay speaks, coaches, and facilitates corporate trainings and workshops around the world. He is the co-host of Doing the Work with Jay and Becca, a weekly podcast devoted to awakening people to their own power and transform their lives. He is also the author of the acclaimed book, Lean Inside: 7 Steps to Personal Power: A Practical Guide to Transformation for Women.


Jay's passion for personal growth and ability to listen for the greatness in others lead him to open his coaching practice over 10 years ago. He constantly applies the work to his own life and views transformation and personal growth as a continuous journey. Jay lives with his wife Jessica and their two children in Lawrence, Kansas. He is a die-hard Kansas Jayhawks fan, a talented singer, loves cycling, and is an avid reader. When the right song comes along, Jay and Jessica love hitting the dance floor.

The cast of It Gets Better collaborates with the team at the hit show Dance Moms and Transgender Advocate, Jay Pryor, to share his emotional story and to perform the original song "Run, Run, Run".

The WANTcast, Episode 013:

On Being Who You Truly Are

with Jay Pryor

From Suicidal Girl to Powerful Dad: Transgender Advocate Jay Pryor Opens Up About His Emotional Journey to People Magazine.

This issue features stories from parents of LGBT kids, plus an interview with Jay Pryor and much more.

Tom Mischke’s Road Show

Episode 50 - Queen Nation

Available on Speaker.Com

And on iTunes (Show #50)

April 2015


Learning to Forgive Yourself

Interview with

Recovery Campus Magazine

November 2014


Couple speak out on

transgender issues

Lawrence Journal World

July 2009

Caitlyn Jenner joins the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles to take in an emotional performance of Jay's story. Watch the touching moment in this deleted scene from "I Am Cait."


Areas of Expertise



Personal Development

Workplace Culture

Well Being in the Workplace

Women's Empowerment


Transgender Transitioning FTM

Personal Power

Emotional Intelligence in the workplace





Boss Integrity, Episode 48:

 Jay talks about his coaching techniques and the valuable lessons he uses to help his coaching clients on living with integrity and being impeccable with your word.

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