Dwight Taylor Sr.
Legacy Matters, Inc.
This International Empowerment Speaker and BET Music Matters Winner, has been featured on ESPN, CBS and SHOWTIME. Dwight Taylor Sr. aka The Professional Communicator, has given motivational/inspirational presentations in Australia, the Grand Cayman Islands and multiple states in the U.S. As a facilitator for President Obama's "My Brothers Keeper" initiative and the pioneer of #ManhoodAwarenessMonth, he organizes discussions with minority students and educators around the topics of education, employment and public safety. He has shared the stage with great speakers, artists and public figures such as Super Middleweight Champion Andre Ward, CeCe Winans, Eric Thomas, Kevin Bracy, Leah Albright-Byrd, Lecrae, Tye Tribbett, and more!
Mr. Taylor has performed live at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Ca in front of 11,000 spectators, plus the millions who viewed this on the SHOWTIME network. On this special night, Transparent brought to the ring the Super Middleweight Boxing Champion Andre “SOG” Ward, with his anthem “The GREATEST”.
Originally from Richmond, California, Mr. Taylor is a Bishop O’Dowd High School and Fresno State University Alumni with a Bachelor of Science degree in Child Development. After graduating, he held positions with Alternative Family Services as a case manager/Independent Living Skills Specialist for foster care and adoption children. He is currently the program director for the non-profit organization Beyond the Locker, teaching youth life skills through sports. His dual passions for youth and spreading the truth are what fuel’s his determination to live his life in an upright and “Transparent” way. As of today, Mr. Taylor has presented at more than 700 different venues across the world (Colleges, Cruises, High Schools, Churches, Talent shows, and Award shows). In 2010, he and his great friend Wordsmith started a traveling juvenile hall summer concert series called Music Behind The Walls. More juvenile halls are being added each year. Along with his dedi cation to empowering incarcerated youth, he delivers inspirational presentations in San Quinton Prison & Salinas Valley State Prison for 2,500+ inmates for their annual Outreach Days. He has recently partnered with 180 Degrees to help enhance lives one degree at a time. Encouraging greatness with empowering statements is what Dwight does on a daily basis.
- Suisun City CA United States