Eddie was born in Baltimore, MD into a family that has struggled with poverty for generations.
Despite his humble beginnings, Eddie rose above his circumstances to become the first student to ever earn a D1 scholarship in the history of Chesapeake High School – BC. That led to him being the first male in his family to graduate from college when he earned his bachelor’s degree in Business from Bryant University.
Eddie is a professional speaker with a passion to empower youth and young adults to shed self-limiting beliefs to pursue a life that they’re passionate about living.
- WHY did you decide to write your book Unlock Yourself: How to Earn the Success You were Born to Create?
- Your message is to educate your audience to know that no one is a product of their environment. How has this mission come into focus through your own story?
- As a speaker, you’re primarily focused on helping teens and young adults become empowered to own their purpose and future – how have you been able to connect this powerful message to your audience in today’s world?
- Given the challenges of 2020 around the virus, social distancing, social justice, and political divide – your audience is in the midst of a tremendous amount of uncertainty. What advice would you have for them to keep a positive focus and experience long term success?