Athletic Speakers

Whether you are talking about basketball stars, football stars, or stars of other sports, Great Black speakers has an awesome roster of athletic speakers for your next event. The athletes below had displayed intense leadership and courage throughout the course of their careers. Hear their stories and be inspired. Athlete speakers tend to be best for motivational and inspirational keynote speeches. They are also perfect for athletic departments and sales force motivation.

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Stephen Smith

ESPN TV (First Take) and radio personality (mid-day show in NYC) as well as an ESPN.com columnist. Long-time columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Stephen A. Smith           Stephen was born in the British Virgin Islands and raised in the Hollis neighborhood of Queens, NY. He attended Winston-Salem State University and played basketball under Hall of Fame coach Clarence Gaines.        Smith has built the foundation of his career as a journalist for the New York Daily News, Philadelphia Inquirer, and is now a featured columnist for ESPNNY.com. In March 2003, he was promoted to General Sports...


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Garrett Johnson

A 21st century innovator who specializes in technology, politics, education and sports.

Garrett Johnson         Garrett is CEO/co-founder of SendHub, a venture-backed startup based in Silicon Valley. He previously served as professional staff on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, where his oversight portfolio included Afghanistan, Pakistan and Haiti.Johnson was graduated magna cum laude in three years with a double major in Political Science and English. Johnson was named an academic All-American in 2005 and 2006 and earne...


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Ruben Britt

Author, lecturer, career development expert, educator and radio host

Ruben Britt, Jr.          Author, lecturer, career coach, and educator, Ruben Britt, Jr. is a Master Career Development Professional. He is a career planning advisor at Rowan University and talk show host. Ruben is the host of Career Talk on WGLS-FM a show offering tips and advice on career planning and finding employment.         He has written a book on self-empowerment entitled Reflection and Restoration: Quotes for Self-Empowerment and Motiv...


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