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Brandon is always interested in using his story to help others find sobriety. Have a project in mind or just want to say hello? He’d love to hear from you.


MEET

BRANDON
NOVAK


About
Brandon


Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Brandon Novak is a skateboarder from the renowned Powell-Peralta team, an MTV celebrity (Viva La Bam, Bam’s Unholy Union), an alumnus of the Jackass motion picture series, a star of the legendary CKY skateboard video series, and author of his best-selling addiction memoir Dreamseller. He has made several appearances on The Howard Stern Show (in which he received recognition for one of Stern’s Top Ten Outrageous Moments. Novak was also a guest host to Bam Margera on Sirius XM’s Radio Bam, and guest host on the TBS series Bam’s Badass Game Show.

THIS IS
HIS STORY

Even though he enjoyed the heights of success as a champion skateboarder, movie & television personality, and a stuntman, Brandon Novak struggled with alcoholism and addiction since he was a teenager. His heroin addiction eventually left him friendless and homeless.

After many attempts to put his substance abuse behind him, Brandon was finally able to break free from the grip of his addiction in 2015. Since getting sober, Brandon Novak has been sharing his story to help others do the same. He travels the country for Banyan Treatment Centers as both a recovery advocate doing public speaking events as well as an interventionist staging private meetings. You can also read more about Brandon’s journey to sobriety in his books. Brandon’s testimonial is a powerful mission statement for his commitment to the recovery community.

CAREER


MTV Celebrity, Best-Selling Author, Professional Skateboarder, Recovery Speaker

Brandon Novak first rose to fame as a world-renowned professional skateboarder. His skills were discovered by skate legends Tony Hawk and Bucky Lasek when he was just a teenager. He soon toured the country on the Powell-Peralta team, landed endorsement deals with Gatorade, and even starred in commercials with Michael Jordan at the young age of 15. Beyond skateboarding professionally, Brandon Novak went on to star in movies and television shows including several of the Jackass movies, Viva la Bam, the CKY series, Bam's Unholy Union, and more.

Since getting sober, Brandon Novak’s career largely centers around helping others overcome drug and alcohol addiction. He appears at events and speaking engagements to share his story. He is also an interventionist with the unique perspective of having been in the same situation himself. Brandon is the author of the bestselling book, Dreamseller: An Addiction Memoir. He is also a frequent guest on TV talk shows, radio, and podcasts where he shares his insights on addiction and recovery, as well as his many entertaining life experiences. Brandon was also recently recognized by the DEA's 360 Strategy Program for his work in helping to battle the opioid epidemic in America.


CAREER


MTV Celebrity, Best-Selling Author, Professional Skateboarder, Recovery Speaker

Brandon Novak first rose to fame as a world-renowned professional skateboarder. His skills were discovered by skate legends Tony Hawk and Bucky Lasek when he was just a teenager. He soon toured the country on the Powell-Peralta team, landed endorsement deals with Gatorade, and even starred in commercials with Michael Jordan at the young age of 15. Beyond skateboarding professionally, Brandon Novak went on to star in movies and television shows including several of the Jackass movies, Viva la Bam, the CKY series, Bam's Unholy Union, and more.

Since getting sober, Brandon Novak’s career largely centers around helping others overcome drug and alcohol addiction. He appears at events and speaking engagements to share his story. He is also an interventionist with the unique perspective of having been in the same situation himself. Brandon is the author of the bestselling book, Dreamseller: An Addiction Memoir. He is also a frequent guest on TV talk shows, radio, and podcasts where he shares his insights on addiction and recovery, as well as his many entertaining life experiences. Brandon was also recently recognized by the DEA's 360 Strategy Program for his work in helping to battle the opioid epidemic in America.

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Interested in Booking Brandon Novak for an Interview or Speaking Engagement?
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Interested in Booking Brandon Novak for an Interview or Speaking Engagement?
Check out his Press Kit.

"Change Your Perception and You Can Change Your World"

 
 

READ
HIS STORY

"As a skateboarder, I was
fixated on testing my
boundaries, but this was
my way of fooling myself
into feeling in control.
Soon the addiction and
lifestyle grew to consume
me. I was a dreamseller. I
sold those who loved me
their dream that I was a
recovering addict."

 
 

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PODCAST

"Change Your Perception and You Can Change Your World"

READ
HIS STORY

"As a skateboarder, I was
fixated on testing my
boundaries, but this was
my way of fooling myself
into feeling in control.
Soon the addiction and
lifestyle grew to consume
me. I was a dreamseller. I
sold those who loved me
their dream that I was a
recovering addict."

Brandon Novak Books

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PODCAST

BANYAN
TREATMENT
CENTER


The banyan tree is one of the most beautiful and iconic trees in the South Florida landscape. This tree provides a great metaphor for what our community looks like at Banyan. Without the support of other trees, the banyan becomes exposed and weak, never reaching its full potential. However, with the help of the trees around it, the banyan can thrive for hundreds of years.

Brandon garners strength from his friends and fellow staff members at Banyan Treatment Center and by helping others receive the drug and alcohol treatment they need to enjoy happy, healthy, drug-free lives.

If you or your loved one is struggling with drug addiction, alcoholism or mental health issues, Brandon and Banyan Treatment Center can help.

Brandon Novak outside Banyan Treatment Center

Talk to Brandon to find out how Banyan Treatment Center can help you or someone you love.

BANYAN
TREATMENT
CENTER

The banyan tree is one of the most beautiful and iconic trees in the South Florida landscape. This tree provides a great metaphor for what our community looks like at Banyan. Without the support of other trees, the banyan becomes exposed and weak, never reaching its full potential. However, with the help of the trees around it, the banyan can thrive for hundreds of years.

Brandon garners strength from his friends and fellow staff members at Banyan Treatment Center and by helping others receive the drug and alcohol treatment they need to enjoy happy, healthy, drug-free lives.

If you or your loved one is struggling with drug addiction, alcoholism or mental health issues, Brandon and Banyan Treatment Center can help.


Brandon Novak outside Banyan Treatment Center
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Brandon Novak outside Banyan Treatment Center

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