Darryl Strawberry – OVERCOMING OPIOIDS!

It is my honor to host and bring my friend, Darryl Strawberry to Charles County, MD on May 13, 2020! Darryl is one of the greatest Major League Baseball players of all time and he played for the New York Yankees, NY Mets & Los Angeles Dodgers respectfully. He won FOUR World Series and EIGHT [...]

By | 2020-03-03T22:39:10+00:00 March 3rd, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Darryl Strawberry – OVERCOMING OPIOIDS!

Meeting @ The White House

Recently, I was invited at back to back meetings in NYC at the United Nations and then @ The White House. One of the attributes and characteristics of leadership is selflessly serving others. At the UN, I was blessed to receive an award from Ambassador Carlos Garcia and they tapped me to bring over 50 [...]

By | 2019-04-11T23:57:35+00:00 April 11th, 2019|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Meeting @ The White House

Meeting @ UN

Late last month, I was invited back for the second time to participate in a meeting at the UN in the Big Apple. New York resembles Texas that they both do everything BIG! My good friend, Madelyn Rodriguez introduced me to the Ambassador of El Salvador at the United Nations and the last time I [...]

By | 2020-03-03T22:33:55+00:00 November 12th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Meeting @ UN


What an honor this week to return to the Department of Education on Capitol Hill and weigh in on the opioid epidemic epidemic, human trafficking and suicide prevention. Grateful to be part of a panel with Faith Based leaders from Dept. Education, Commerce, Homeland Security, Labor respectively and others including ministry leaders and school officials [...]

By | 2018-10-04T14:54:58+00:00 October 4th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on SCHOOL is in SESSION

University of Diversity

Keynote @ Pastor Carlton Burns - 20th Anniversary as pastor @ Pleasant Grove Baptist - Upper Marlboro, MD One of the greatest lessons I have learned was out of the classroom. More than ever we must realize that we can have a dialogue without demeaning another. After two decades around politics at the highest level [...]

By | 2018-09-11T21:49:51+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on University of Diversity

Greater than Gold

Earlier this month, I had the honor to return as a motivator and chaplain during the XXXI Olympiad outreach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2012, I was on location for opening ceremonies of the Olympics in London, England but this time I was there for last eleven days and flew home after closing ceremonies. [...]

By | 2016-09-01T01:19:15+00:00 September 1st, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Greater than Gold

Game Changer

This week the world lost an icon. For my family we lost a friend. No exaggeration or embellishment. Meadowlark Lemon was my childhood hero and as an adult an inspiration. We were close friends and he served as a mentor and we spoke frequently on the phone and shared the stage at various events in [...]

By | 2016-01-03T00:47:03+00:00 January 3rd, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on Game Changer

Full Circle

This week I had the privilege to do something special. It was my HONOR to return exactly thirty years later and speak at my junior high - John Hanson in Waldorf, MD. In 1985-1986, I was an eighth grade student and was President of our Student Government. We had over 800 students then and I [...]

By | 2015-05-30T01:04:25+00:00 May 30th, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Full Circle