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, and speaker training. Dr. Connor is a survivor of stage 4 cancer and empowers people to overcome obstacles. He also serves as the President of the National Entrepreneurs Association of Michigan.
As an author of 12 best-selling books, Dr. Connor has been featured on 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, and USA Today. Dr. Connor 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. Connor is the founder of the mentoring program, Boys 2 Books, which empowers young males via literacy, leadership, and life skills enrichment. Dr. Connor 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. Connor 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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