LESTER SANDERS

-Motivational Speaker & Program Director

ABOUT

Lester Sanders helps students, student-athletes, and young adults excel by providing college, career, and life strategies. Lester is a National Speaker, Student Communicator, and Adversity Strategist. As a former student-athlete with over 20 years of student development experience,
Lester has been committed to empowering student-athletes throughout his career. His undertaking is to ensure that all student-athletes get the information and knowledge they need and deserve to make educated decisions and plans for their future!

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BACKGROUND

Growing up in poverty, failing second grade, fearing rejection, battling self-doubt, and enduring the disadvantages of single parenthood, Lester knows a thing or two about turning unfavorable circumstances, adversities, and tragedies into hope and fuel for goal and dream achievement. He was a two-year starter at Strong-Safety on the 1994 and 1995 Canton McKinley Bulldog’s Football Team. As a senior, Lester earned Special Mention All-Ohio, 1st Team N.E. Inland District, and 1st Team All-County post-season awards. In 2014, he was inducted into the Canton McKinley Football Hall of Fame. Lester is a Canton McKinley Sr. High School and Kent State University graduate. He majored in Criminal Justice and concentrated his studies on prevention in the Juvenile Justice System and Positive Youth Development. He speaks to thousands of teens and young adults every year through school assemblies, conferences, workshops, student-athlete development forums, college campus events, churches, youth ministries, and more. For more information, visit:

LesterSanders.com & YouTube.com/LesterSpeaks

STUDENT ATHLETE DEVELOPMENT

Lester has been committed to empowering student-athletes throughout his career.  His undertaking is to ensure that all student-athletes get the information and knowledge they need and deserve to make educated decisions and plans for their future!

 

Lester serves as the Lead Facilitator for ASPIRE Today, Inc. (Athletes Strongly Pursuing Instructional Recruiting Experience), a non-profit high school student-athlete development organization rooted in education. Feel free to visit: www.Aspire2Day.org

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