Brandon Simmons is a corporate leader, former collegiate athlete, entrepreneur and motivational speaker. Originally from Cleveland, OH Brandon is a highly sought after speaker who captivates audiences with his passionate combination of testimony, energy, expertise, and poetry. Brandon serves as a respected voice on purpose fulfillment, mastering fearlessness, developing a winning mentality, and professional and personal coaching. Born with drugs in his system and raised in a single-parent household he learned early the value of perseverance and resiliency. Growing up with 3 siblings on a single income and no mother figure in the picture, life presented it’s challenges. But it is from these challenges and his father’s teachings where Brandon would become inspired to defeat all odds and inspire others to become life champions along his journey.
Defeating the odds is exactly what he has done. Brandon would go on to earn a scholarship to play football at Bucknell University where he earned a degree in Economics. Post college Brandon landed a job with JPMorgan Chase where he would become Vice President at just 26 years old. Now, at 29 years of age Brandon is currently a Director for one of the leading Economic Development organizations in the country. Throughout his professional career as a corporate leader and motivational speaker he’s presented to more than 15 Fortune 500 companies, over 200 executives, and to many students across the country. “I aim to inspire because once upon a time my pain almost defeated my purpose. I now feel obligated to empower others to live fearlessly! For every day one allows pain to push them further from their purpose the world becomes a worse place.”
“Boys Prep was blessed to have a phenomenal speaker during our scholar summit. Brandon Simmons captured and sustained the attention of the entire building. Job well done!! "
“As a professional football player your body takes quite the beating, which can also impact your mental conditioning as well. When it comes to getting mentally prepared for battle there’s no one better than Brandon. He has a way of making you want to fearlessly run through a brick wall.”
“Look I’ll keep it simple, through many conversations with this man I was encouraged to pursue my dreams as a fitness trainer. Not only was I encouraged I had a plan. It worked.”