FlyUp® Means Fully Live Your Unlimited Potential

From 2015-2019, Diamond Mike Watson brought this concept to dozens of Orange County schools to inspire students to:

Strive for excellence
Follow their dreams and
Prepare for success.


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.

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 contest.
  • 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.