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Drew Brown

Drew Brown

    Motivational Speaker and Bestselling Author
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$5,000 - $7,500

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Drew Brown was born and raised in New York City on January 20, 1955. He was the only child of Rhoda Palestine and Drew "Bundini" Brown Jr.

Drew's father Bundini was the trainer and motivational force behind three-time world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali. His famous slogan "Float like a Butterfly and Sting like a Bee" is timeless and world renown. Brown graduated Southern University in New Orleans with a major in Business Administration and minor in economics.

Drew joined the United States Navy where he earned Wings of Gold. He was then assigned to Attack Squadron 35 "The Black Panthers" the oldest Attack Squadron in Naval Aviation history. At one time he was the only black Naval jet pilot flying attack aircrafts (A-6 Intruder). Drew flew missions from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN-69)

Drew has been awarded The Meritorious Service Medal by The President of the United States, The Freedom Foundation Medal by The US Supreme Court, and the Congressional Black Caucus Male Achievement Award. Among Drew's other numerous awards is the United States Chamber of Commerce's Special Salute for outstanding leadership.

Millions of people have seen and heard Commander Drew Brown in person or via his appearances on NBC's Today Show, NBC Nightly News, CBS This Morning Show, and hundreds of local TV and national radio broadcast. He has been featured in the New York Times, The Washington Post, Fortune Magazine among other publications.

His autobiography," You Gotta Believe" reached the best seller list and is in its seventh printing and continues to receive rave reviews.

The Eleven Facts in Life - is the foundation that you need to build, rebuild or reinforce your team (employees, athletes, students, managers) to achieve and surpass your ultimate goals. Drew Brown is not just a motivational speaker, he is an investment.

Businesses, athletic departments and schools have always faced the difficult challenge of maximizing their human resources. The old adage, "good people are hard to find," is not humorous anymore. It is becoming more and more truthful. Any observant manager, coach, teacher or human resources professional knows, good employees, low maintenance athletes, and dedicated students are hard to find, retain and keep motivated. This is especially true in today's highly competitive society. It is not only necessary, but also imperative to make the most of our most valued assets- people. This is where Drew Brown steps in.

If you or your organization seek results, entertainment and a life changing experience, investing in an event featuring Drew Brown is your ticket. In order for your team to win they must know the rules. Commander Drew Brown teaches the rules while motivating your team to achieve and succeed while playing by the rules. We all know that motivation is the power to change; a change is needed to break through barriers and reach your team's unlimited potential.

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