DR. EDDIE CONNOR is a best-selling author, international speaker, college professor, and radio/TV correspondent. He is a survivor of stage 4 cancer and empowers people to overcome obstacles. Dr. Connor is the founder of the mentoring programs, Boys 2 Books and Gifted for Greatness which empower young males via literacy, leadership, and life skills enrichment. As an aide to former U.S. Congressman Hansen Clarke, Dr. Connor assisted in developing a resolution (H.Res. 721 - 112th) expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that bolstering literacy among African-American and Hispanic men is an urgent national priority. The resolution became the impetus for President Barack Obama’s, My Brother's Keeper initiative.
As an author of 16 best-selling books, Dr. Eddie has been featured on ABC, BET, CBS, Ebony, FOX News, Jet, Lifetime TV, NBC, The Steve Harvey TV Show, The Tom Joyner Show, The Word Network, The Huffington Post, Mentoring Kings, and USA Today. 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. Learn more at EddieConnor.com
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