Eric D. Thomas – or The Hip Hop Preacher – is taking the world by storm with his motivational messages. This speaker, educator, author, activist, and minister draws from his own personal experiences and hardships to inspire others. He is high energy, direct, and deeply resonating with people worldwide. His YouTube videos alone have become somewhat of a global phenomenon with million of views.
This success story did not always come easy for Eric Thomas. Life has presented him with a vast number of setbacks, or as Eric would call them setups for a comeback. He has dealt with homelessness, dropping out of school, not knowing his biological father, and countless other obstacles. Displaying his struggles in true open-book form, Eric Thomas can truly speak to taking control of your live, your direction, and your passions. Because of his past, he can resonate with troubled youth, Fortune 500 companies, and everyone in between.
The video that has had the biggest impact on the most amount of people–myself included is “How Bad Do You Want It”. Initially posted in 2011, this video has since received over 30 million views and for good reason. It packs a powerful message. Whether you have seen it before or not, it is sure to inspire you–with your entrepreneurial efforts or with your life’s purpose.
Make sure to watch until the very end. It is well worth it.