DR. EDDIE CONNOR is a best-selling author, international speaker, college professor, radio/TV correspondent, and conference host of Vision Summit. As the founder of DrEddieAcademy.com, he facilitates masterclasses via faith, identity, relationships, speaker training, and much more. Dr. Eddie is a survivor of stage 4 cancer and empowers people to overcome obstacles. He is the former President of the National Entrepreneurs Association of Michigan.
As an author of 14 best-selling books, Dr. Eddie has been featured on ABC, BET, CBS, Ebony, FOX News, Jet, Lifetime TV, NBC, PBS, TCT, The Steve Harvey TV Show, The Tom Joyner Show, The Word Network, The Huffington Post, Mentoring Kings, and USA Today. Dr. Eddie was an empowerment speaker at Bishop T.D. Jakes’ MegaFest. He was featured in the acclaimed BET documentary, It Takes a Village to Raise Detroit.
Dr. Eddie is the founder of the mentoring programs, Boys 2 Books and Gifted for Greatness which empowers young males via literacy, leadership, and life skills enrichment. Dr. Eddie is a recipient of The President Barack Obama Volunteer Service Award and The President Barack Obama Lifetime Achievement Award from The White House. He is recognized as one of the Top 35 Millennial Influencers in America, listed in the Top 100 Leaders in Who’s Who in Black Detroit, named to Michigan Chronicle’s Top 40 Under 40, and Author of the Year by Kingdom Image Awards.
As a sought after communicator and motivator, Dr. Eddie speaks extensively at churches, colleges, and conferences by empowering and inspiring people to maximize their purpose. He grew up in Kingston, Jamaica and lives in Detroit, Michigan.
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