The FlyUp® Program

Invite Diamond Mike to speak at your next Assembly or Career Day.

Fully Live Your Unlimited Potential

Inspire students to:
Prepare for a lifetime of success.
Follow their dreams.
Strive for excellence.
Accept the opportunities the world is ready to offer.

Teacher Testimonials

“Diamond Mike’s optimism was contagious, leaving students and teachers inspired to look upon any goal as attainable.”  Cristina Barber. MacArthur Fundamental. Santa Ana.

“Thank you for again giving me this opportunity to enrich my students’ learning experience.” Susie Spargur. Chapman Hills Elementary. Orange.

“(Our students) will never forget your charisma and inspiring story!” Keeley Hayashi. Thomas Jefferson Elementary. Anaheim.

“You have made a difference in so many young lives – and a few old ones too.” June McCartin. Eastbluff Elementary. Newport Beach.

“Your program is amazing! I was truly inspired by your presentation.” Dana McChristie. Thomas Jefferson Elementary, Anaheim.

General Days and Times Available

Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 11:30am.

Total Audience Size
Diamond Mike can speak to the entire student body.

Presentation Length
40-50 minutes per session.

1 – 12.


Diamond Mike Watson, G (GIA).

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Indiana University SE.
  • Gemologist. Gemological Institute of America.
  • Founder. Why Mom Deserves a Diamond, Inc.
  • President. Gallery of Diamonds Jewelers.
  • Author of:
    Moon Over Mountains- The Search for Mom.
    In Search of Mom- Journey of an Adoptee
    Adopted Like Me- Chosen to Search for a Birthmother.

    Why Mom Deserves a Diamond- The Legendary Contest.
    Tales of Imagination- Everything is Real.

We are constantly reminded of all the things we cannot do. However, when we believe in ourselves, our mind makes sure that what we believe is true. In the FlyUp presentation students realize they can become more of who they already are and can achieve anything.

As the founder of the Why Mom Deserves a Diamond contest, we have seen thousands of kids boosted to higher levels of human needs when they know they are loved, believe they are valuable, and realize they can accomplish anything in life.

FlyUp® means self-fulfillment, that life knows no boundaries, and understanding all possibilities exist.

FlyUp® is a fresh look at the power of positive thinking and remains an inspirational program for all Orange County students.

What happens when you Fully Live Your Unlimited Potential?

You FlyUp®.

Diamond Mike Watson, founder.