About This Webinar
The focus of this year's Speaking Truth and Never Doubting Unlimited Potential Conference is Moving Toward Greatness. During this conference men of all ages will come together through interactive workshops to break generational curses to become better accountable for their actions and to be challenged to increase value for education.

Platinum Sponsors: Joe Micatrotto Jr. • Lilly Endowment • Indiana Department of Child Services • Children's Bureau Inc.

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    Dr. James Anthony Jackson, Sr.
    Pastor, New Beginnings Fellowship Church
    Dr. James Anthony Jackson, Sr. is a native of Mobile, Alabama. He accepted Jesus Christ and was baptized at age seven at Aimwell Missionary Baptist Church. Jackson attended Bishop State Junior College for two years and transferred to the historic Tuskegee University. There, he received both his Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and his calling to the ministry. Dr. Jackson received his Master of Divinity from Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology of Virginia Union University. In 2007 he received his Doctoral Degree from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH. Dr. Jackson is the founder and Senior Pastor of New Beginnings Fellowship Church in Indianapolis, IN with membership of over 7000. The church currently has four worship services in two locations and Dr. Jackson’s broadcasts weekly in Indianapolis, IN. Jackson is the chaplain for the Indiana Pacers and has preached in the US and abroad. Out of all his accomplishments, Dr. Jackson remains humble to the fact that God graciously decided to use him as a humble servant.
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    Robert Jackson
    Author, Robert Jackson, is Co-Owner of Lavelle Publishing and Robert Jackson Consulting. He received his BS, Industrial Technology degree from Western Kentucky U where he lettered four years (football/track). After being cut from the NFL Minnesota Vikings, Robert has continued to serve his community as a mentor and leader. As a Consultant and Speaker, Robert works to reverse the drop out rates of Black and Latino Males and to create positive change in school systems across the country and abroad. Robert is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., Student African-American Brotherhood faculty member, and NFL Players Association.
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    Michael Vick
    Fox Sports NFL Studio Analysis
    Michael Vick, one of the most electric players of his time, is a former professional American football quarterback who played 13 seasons in the National Football League, primarily with the Atlanta Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles. Along with becoming one of the most popular athletes in Atlanta sports history, Vick set the standard for mobile quarterbacks during his 13-year NFL career, paving the way for guys like Lamar Jackson. Vick is also one of the most polarizing players in NFL history. He now spends most of his time as an analyst with Fox Sports on Fox NFL Kickoff and working with the Team Vick Foundation.
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    Ernesto Mejia
    Vice President of CoolSpeak
    Ernesto is the proud product of Mexican immigrants. Through his upbringing, education, and life experiences he discovered a passion for servant leadership. Ernesto has experience working with diverse populations from his work with Dialogues on Diversity at the University of Michigan, being a Dean at an HSI at Morton College, and as a professional facilitator/speaker through his current efforts with his company, CoolSpeak. You can learn more about our offerings by visiting us at www.coolspeak.net
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    Marc Lamont Hill
    Host of BET News
    Marc Lamont Hill is host of BET News and a Professor of Media Studies at Temple University. He is the author of the New York Times Bestseller "Nobody: Casualties of America's War on the Vulnerable, From Ferguson to Flint and Beyond."
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    Calvin Mackie
    Calvin Mackie updated bio: Calvin Mackie is an award-winning mentor, a critically acclaimed author, an internationally renowned motivational speaker, and a successful entrepreneur. He is the older brother of actor Anthony Mackie, who plays Falcon in Marvel’s Avengers.
    Through his travels and online mentoring presence, Mackie reaches millions of students and professionals annually. Dr. Mackie was appointed to the Louisiana Council on the Social Status of Black Boys and Black Men where he led the state’s effort to create policy and programs to positively impact the quality of life for black males and families in the state of Louisiana. Dr. Mackie founded STEM NOLA, which is a non-profit organization founded to expose, inspire and engage communities about the opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
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    Gary Brackett
    Gary Brackett, a former linebacker for the Indianapolis Colts was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2003. In 2009 Brackett received the Arthur S. Arkush Humanitarian Award for outstanding contributions to the community for his work with his charity, the IMPACT Foundation. He is the author of Winning: From Walk-On to Captain.
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    Adrian Redd
    Event Emcee
    Adrian Redd was educated at Arlington High School and the University of Indianapolis. A member of Kappa Alpha Psi, he has learned to be an achiever in every field of human endeavor. Adrian has developed athletic, mentoring, exercise, and child development programs that still flourish throughout the state. Adrian secured over $750k in State contracts as an educational service provider through 2007-2011.