Renowned speaker, educator, author, activist and minister, Eric Thomas has risen to national prominence by delivering highly energetic and heartfelt messages of hope, perseverance, upward mobility and success in the midst of obstacles. His presentations have inspired people of all age groups and demographics to live up to their full potential and peak performance levels by breaking the cycles of unproductivity, defeatist mindsets, crime, hopelessness and despair that many face daily.
Eric’s voice has been nationally recognized in voiceovers segments for professional teams and organizations, such as the NBA, NFL, and the MLB. His thought-provoking presentations have electrified audiences ranging from Fortune 500 companies, such as Quicken Loans, UPS, Nike, and Underarmour; professional athletic teams including the New York Yankees, Atlanta Falcons, Detroit Tigers, and Miami Dolphins; collegiate programs and inner-city youth development agencies with the message of his own life’s struggles and the principles, insights and strategies he used to overcome them. Eric is no stranger to the ills that plague our communities as he was born in Chicago, and raised on the streets of Detroit. His childhood and adolescent years were difficult, and his life struggles and personal identity issues were intensified because like so many, he did not establish a relationship with his biological father until his early thirties.
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