Nels Ross, CEO of In Jest, Inc., works solo and with other speakers, entertainers, and teaching artists to share oddspiration™, or fun and inspiration, through virtual and in-person programs.

Need motivation? Try oddspiration™ – that is, inspiration to live, laugh, love, and learn with more zest (and less stress)… all “in jest,” or in fun.

✔︎ Watch the video, laughter, and standing ovations.

✔︎ Get info on virtual & in-person services.

✔︎ Book early, as Nels is in demand and cloning attempts have failed.

✔︎ Follow us on social media to promote joy, health, connection, and more.

Variety Entertainer


Variety Entertainer

Side-Splitting, Gravity-Defying Fun
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Ministry Programs


Ministry Programs

Inspire Faith, Hope, Love & Joy
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Arts in Education


Arts in Education

Promote Laughter & Learning
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Fun Facts

Nels Ross Cremean. But Nels Ross is simpler and confuses creditors.

exotic places like Australia, Bermuda, Canada, Mexico, and Buffalo, NY.

adults, families, youth, pets, or anyone within throwing distance.

your corporate or nonprofit celebration, conference, or tax audit.

top-notch speakers, entertainers, event planners, and therapists.

connect on Insta–Link–You–Twit–Face and to avoid politics.

clean water projects (see footer) and causes in line with In Jest’s mission.


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