Dr. Eddie Connor is a bestselling author, international speaker, college professor, and TV host on TCT Network. He is a survivor of stage 4 cancer and empowers people to overcome obstacles. Dr. Eddie is the cousin, of one of the world’s most influential entertainers, the late legendary Prince. As an author of 8 bestselling books, Dr. Eddie has been featured and hosted segments on BET, CBS, FOX News, NBC, PBS, The Steve Harvey TV Show, The Tom Joyner Show, and The Word Network. He was also featured on The Potter’s Touch and was an empowerment speaker at Bishop T.D. Jakes’ MegaFest. Dr. Eddie is the founder of the mentoring organization, Boys 2 Books, which empowers young males via literacy, leadership, and life skills enrichment. The program became the impetus for President Barack Obama’s, My Brother’s Keeper initiative. Dr. Eddie is a recipient of The President Barack Obama Volunteer Service Award and The President Barack Obama Lifetime Achievement Award from The White House. He is recognized as one of the Top 35 Millennial Influencers in America, listed in the Top 100 leaders in Who’s Who in Black Detroit, and named to Michigan Chronicle’s Top 40 under 40. Dr. Eddie grew up in Kingston, Jamaica and is a proud resident of Detroit, Michigan.