Challenges and adversityare no stranger to this Chicago native.
Raised in Harvey, IL, Lamont Brown
experienced a lot of success athletically.
However, while attending Brooks Jr. High School
had difficulty dealing with hismother being on drugs, his
stepfather leaving and his
biological father in and out of jail.
While at Thornton High School
began to give in to the pressures of street life, where he
found himself in handcuffs over 20 times.
was a convicted felon twice, he
was fortunate to escape the penitentiary by successfully completing sixty months of strict probation.
had several close friends that received jail terms ranging anywhere between 3 to 30 years.
In addition to having a second chance, Lamont
was fortunate to witness his
mother delivered from drugs and to reunite with both fathers.
But in the mist of negativity, Lamont
decided to change his
life and become an example ofhope to many.
wanted to become successful so that he
can reach back into the communities of the world and say, "If I can do it, you can to".
Lamont's accomplishments have been outstanding.
Over the past few years, he
has spoken to thousands of individuals across the country on entrepreneurship, team building, overcoming cultural diversities, motivating the motivator, pursuing your dreams and much more.
has empowered students and staff in the Chicagoland area on every level, ranging from elementary schools to universities.
Just to name a few, Lamont has shared the stage with International Speakers Les Brown and Marcus C. Gentry, R&B singer Trey Songz, Chicago Bulls legend Bob Love, Chicago Bears' Garrett Wolfe, Milwaukee Bucks' Bobby Simmons and Chicago's Top radio personalities, Ramonski Love and Tony Scolfield.
was also apart of the midwest "S.T.O.P.
It is obvious that Lamont
has dedicated his
life to helping people reach success in every aspect of their lives.
is the author of "From the Streets...To the Stage" and co-author of "Gangster with a Heart of Gold" forwarded by Grammy award winners Kanye West and Common.
Lamont is a graduate of Cain's Barber College and Co-Owner of SuperNatural Cuts Barber & Beauty Salons.
In 2004, he was the recipient of a very distinguished award given by his alma mater, Thornton Township High School (21st Century).
In 2006-2008, Lamont
received high achievement awards from Toastmasters
International for consistantly advancing in their International Speech Contest.
first year as a member of Toastmasters
, within a four-month span, he
received over 20 awards recognizing his
He is also the Global Director of Training for A Mastermind Creation, a company affectionately known for the "R.E.S.P.E.C.T." program.
As a member of Tabernacle of Life
in Holiness Church
has also received several awards for his
hard work and dedication.
Words cannot describe Lamont's internal passion and desire to make an impact in people's lives all over the world.
Do not book Lamont Brown
if you are looking for a Ra-Ra session, only book him if you want a strategic action plan where you are challenged to produced results!
Lamont Brown, The Greatest Motivator Speaker On Earth!