The Hottest Disabled Speaker, Terry loves to tell his amazing triumphant story over his disability(Cerebral Palsy). With over 20 years in the music business, Terry has worked with MTV, Queen Latifah, NBA Entertainment, Billboard magazine, Virgin Records. His speech is moving, funny and uplifting as he tells audience "You are the most important Person in your Life"! - How to love yourself and have others around you, love you too! Your audience will walk away inspired!!
As a person born with Cerebral Palsy, Terence has been blessed to have over 20 years in the entertainment industry (sports/music). In the past he has had the opportunity to work with NBA entertainment, Queen Latifah, Walt Disney World, MTV, Atlantic Records, Virgin Records and others.
With a strong background in public relations, marketing and public speaking, Terence Moorer believes that success lies within the heart, along with a strong faith in God. He has been successful achieving his dream of being the best in the entertainment industry, sports, public speaking, beverage industry and the legal field. His experience in marketing and public relations has led him on an unimaginable journey. In 1987 his career in entertainment began, working at Billboard Magazine as Black Album and Black Single chart coordinator.
He has also worked behind such notables, as jazz great Roy Ayers, Yoko Ono and Brenda K. Starr (discoverer of Mariah Carey), as asst studio manager of one of New York City's top recording studios. In 1988 he worked as the Director of National Publicity for First Priority Music, a local New York record label, whose joint ventures included Atlantic and Virgin Records.
In 1989 he received three individual awards from Billboard Magazine for promoting MC Lyte's number one single. He also received a community citation for his participation in the gold selling song entitled "Self Destruction." The project produced by the National Urban League, raised awareness of black on black crime. The project Included rap music top stars, Heavy D., Public Enemy, MC Lyte and Doug E. Fresh. In addition, his duties have included assisting location manager for MTV and coordinating talent celebrity basketball games hosted by TNT sports commentator Kenny Smith. He has also penned stories for several top entertainment and regional magazines including Right On, Billboard Magazine, Atlanta Metro Atlanta Primetime, and Atlanta Business Journal. In the past he has interviewed Gospel sensation Kirk Franklin, Actor Will Smith, Bull's Bill Cartwright and Hawk's Tyrone Corbin, The Braxton's (Toni Braxton siblings) and Singer Aaliyah to name a few.
Terence Moorer has won several gold and platinum album awards for his work with Sinead O'Connor, Stop The Violence movement and the Mo' Money soundtrack (produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, featuring Janet Jackson, Luther Vandross, Sounds of Blackness and a host of others). He has worked with the New York Knicks, NBA Entertainment (1992 NBA All Star), jazz sensation Bob Baldwin, Denver Nuggets, Queen Latifah, Quincy Jones, Denver Nuggets, Special Olympics and Walt Disney World.
For eight years he held the title as personal publicist for MC Lyte, one of rap music's most prominent female artist. A recognized entertainment publicist he has had the opportunity to travel worldwide and meet various people including Magic Johnson, Madonna, Paula Abdul, Dekembe Mutumbo, Cyndi Lauper, Wesley Snipes, Jessie Jackson, Whitney Houston, Karl Malone, Janet Jackson, Sean Combs and Tupac Shakur. Additionally, he has developed successful public relations campaigns for MC Lyte, Major Damage Clothing, and NBA star Kenny Smith. He continues to hold national lectures teaching the business of music and providing motivational speeches on his triumph over his disability with Cerebral Palsy. He is constantly inspiring hundreds of students yearly and corporate partners nationwide.
He's was also involved with The Coca-Cola Company's Youth Motivational Day series. In Atlanta he was heard alongside former V103 radio personality, Mike Roberts as they educated the public on resources for people with disability. Several corporations have utilize his experience with Cerebral Palsy as a consultant or motivational speaker. Moorer also worked for the beverage giant, The Coca-Cola Company, headquartered in Atlanta, GA. His duties as a Team Coordinator for The Coca-Cola Company Supply Chain Division include coordinating responsibilities for a department of over 45 associates and several contract employees. He has worked with several Coca-Cola associates including Vice President of Diversity Strategies, Juan Johnson to produce Coca-Cola Disability Awareness Day at the corporate headquarters.
Terence recently received a Spotlight award from The Coca-Cola Company as results of being nominated by his peers and was also nominated as a top five finalist for The Coca-Cola Company Olympics Torchbearer award. He served one term as board member for the AAEF (The Coca-Cola Company's African American Employee Forum). He is also launching Exceptional Beginnings to help others focus on dreams and overcome obstacles. He is currently working on an inspirational publication entitled Standing in Grace. His company includes various business ventures worldwide