This is Shawn Harper; a former NFL player, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and author. When listening to his speeches, his audiences don’t just sit passively – they interact; they are deeply moved, motivated to take action, and truly inspired! Students of all ages identify with his story and remember his unique and entertaining delivery style.  His presentations are not sermons; they are demonstrations of how a person who was born in impoverished surroundings with four siblings and a single mother grew up to achieve his dreams as an NFL player and beyond.


Shawn’s speeches are a testimate to how young students can write their own destiny by overcoming limitations and developing a winning mindset. He struggled with learning disabilities and speech impairment as a child yet rose to achieve things most had never thought possible. He is a successful life coach, business owner, and national middle and high school motivational speaker. Shawn’s ‘no excuses’ philosophy has motivated millions of students to dream big and push through setbacks to realize their true potential.