DREAM IT! DO IT! DELIVER!
Unlocking the Secrets of a Winning Game
From NFL locker rooms around the United States and Europe to corporate board rooms around the world, gridiron great, Shawn Harper, has proven that he knows the true meanings of hard work, dedication, team spirit and delivering on the brand promise! A true "rags-to-riches" fairytale, Shawn is living proof that anyone can win in business and in life!
Shawn's tenacity and his dreams, carried him from failing student and average football player to college graduate and decorated star athlete -- who has received Big Ten recognition, induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, and won the National Achievement Award. From Indiana University, Shawn was drafted into the NFL and played a total of 7 years of professional football before retiring.
No matter what your goals and dreams are for your business, your career or your life, Shawn can take you from where you are stuck to an exceptional path filled with outrageous success, increased team and individual productivity, and the know-how to develop and maintain a winning attitude in all of your endeavors.
Shawn translates the Life Principles and Life Lessons that he learned on and off the field into understandable concepts leadership, teamwork and personal growth that his audiences can use to move from complacency to high-powered thinkers and doers.
These same essential tools have helped Shawn to not only become an exceptional athlete and team leader but have been used throughout his life as he overcame being raised in poverty by a single mother who fought to provide for him and his five siblings as well as to conquer his own seemingly insurmountable odds of being diagnosed with four learning disabilities, speech challenges, and suffering with the lowest GPA in his high school class.
Whether it is a keynote address, annual conference, or corporate retreat, Shawn Harper has the "WOW-factor" that mesmerizes his audiences. He is personable, believable, and humorous, and his messages are profound and life-changing. His unique perspective and energetic style captivates his audiences as he empowers them to excel in business and live life to the fullest as highly focused and positive contributors. One of Shawn's best quotes is "You are not born winners or losers; you are born choosers!"
Shawn was expected to become just another inner city crime statistic but instead, he is a loving husband, father, and Owner/CEO of American Services and Protection; a multi-million dollar security guard and protection firm in Columbus, Ohio. Shawn leads a large team of employees and uses his own advice to coach, lead, motivate, and guide them to reach their fullest potential. American Services is often touted as one of the fastest growing security firms in the state.
Not content with his achievements in sports, business, and family, Shawn yearned to teach others in the business world the secrets to his success. He founded Bridge Builders International, Inc, a platform for his motivational speaking and writing business which is aimed at teaching corporate staff and business leaders the fundamentals of attitude, teamwork, achievement, and inner motivation.
Booking Shawn Harper is a great investment that will impact your audience(s), increase productivity and give them the tools to conquer and overcome every obstacle they face while they learn to dominate and win in every aspect of life.