Four Tips on Becoming a Professional Speaker

By | August 30th, 2018|blog|

I am constantly asked about how I started my journey of going from professional athlete to professional speaker. My response is always along the lines of the fact that it’s a PROCESS! There are many different hoops and hurdles that you must navigate in order to begin your career as a speaker. One of the [...]

Accidental Leadership: The Ways You May Be Impacting Others Without Even Realizing It

By | April 25th, 2018|blog|

Most leaders in everyday walks of life have a higher understanding of their role as a leader and the different ways that they can influence those around them. It may be through delegating a specific task to an individual and trusting them to get it done without watching their every step. It may be through [...]

The Best Solution To Paying College Athletes

By | February 8th, 2018|blog|

When I think about my journey and who I have become as a man, I can’t help but to think about my experiences while attending the University of Georgia. I was blessed and fortunate enough to play under head coach Mark Richt, a man who taught me the importance of character, integrity, and faith. I [...]

Why Athletes Struggle With Transition

By | February 6th, 2018|blog|

With the end of football season approaching, I can’t help but to think about the many athletes who are fortunate to have amazing experiences on the field before suddenly being hit with the harsh reality of transitioning into a completely different world once their season is over. After the fans stop cheering and the television [...]

Four Questions to Consider when building your Personal Brand

By | December 19th, 2017|blog|

Building a personal brand can be very challenging, especially when you are in the position of having to transition and redefine exactly what your brand is. A lot of people are mistaken when it comes to understanding just how much persistence is required to become known for something in your industry. You must remember that [...]

Parents: Anti-Bullying Starts At Home

By | December 13th, 2017|blog|

Like most of you, I witnessed the sad and heart-wrenching video clip of young Keaton Jones as he shared his experiences with bullying. Although there has been lots of backlash and anger as a result of his mother's actions since the release of the video, it doesn’t change the seriousness of the effects of bullying [...]

Why Is Social Emotional Learning Important for Students

By | November 1st, 2017|blog|

Social-emotional learning helps students develop in many different ways. It not only helps them resolve daily conflicts, but it also helps them relate to their feelings along with the feelings of others. There are five core skills according to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning. Self Awareness Self Management Social Awareness Relationship Skills [...]

Five Reasons Why Your Teachers Will Love The Free Agent Social Emotional Learning Curriculum

By | November 1st, 2017|blog|

Looking for SEL Curriculum for your school? Look no further. Your teaches will love the Free Agent Social Emotional Learning Curriculum. Heres why:  This curriculum was created by a TEACHER with over 25 years of experience in the Gwinnett County School System for TEACHERS!  According to the Middle and High School AthleQcs ParQcipaQon Survey, 55.5 percent [...]

Free Agent Social Emotional Learning Curriculum

By | November 1st, 2017|blog|

This Advisement Program/Social Emotional Learning  Curriculum is a powerful resource that accompanies the book  "Free Agent" by Rennie Curran. This study guide was created by a 21-year veteran English teacher who has not only worked with life skills, social-emotional learning, and advisement education classes at all high school grade levels, but who also understands the [...]

3 Powerful Tips To Overcome Your Fear Of Public Speaking

By | October 19th, 2017|blog|

I discovered an alarming statistic, in which 74% of people fear public speaking. It’s said that this fear even surpasses the fear of death. The major problem with the fear of public speaking is that failing to overcome this fear can severely hinder you in many ways. It can impact how quickly you progress in [...]