Dr. Eddie Connor is a bestselling author, minister, international speaker, college professor, and radio/TV correspondent. He is a survivor of stage 4 cancer and empowers people to overcome obstacles. As an author of 7 bestselling books, Dr. Connor has been featured and hosted segments on BET, CBS, FOX News, NBC, PBS, The Steve Harvey TV Show, The Tom Joyner Show, and The Word Network. Dr. Connor is the CEO of the mentoring organization, Boys 2 Books, which empowers young males via literacy, leadership, and life skills enrichment. The program became the impetus for President Barack Obama’s, My Brother’s Keeper initiative. Dr. Connor is a recipient of The President’s Volunteer Service Award and The President’s 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, and named to Michigan Chronicle’s ”Top 40 under 40”. Dr. Connor speaks extensively and works in communities, extending throughout Jamaica and South Africa. Dr. Connor grew up in Kingston, Jamaica and is a proud resident of Detroit, Michigan.