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George Foreman      

World Boxing Champion & Entrepreneur

George Foreman, born in Marshall Texas is an Olympian, 2x World Heavyweight Champion and the spokesperson for the globally loved George Foreman Lean Mean Fat Reducing Grill Machine.

Born in 1949, Foreman and his family moved to Houston, to find new job opportunities. After years of causing trouble on the tough streets of Houston’s 5th ward, George, decided he wanted to do more with his life and joined the Job Corps to get an education and provide for his family

With the mentorship of US Veterans at the Job Crops George turned his life around. George learn the trade of Masonry and became a boxer. It wasn’t long before had achieved Olympic gold medal at the Mexico City games on Oct. 27, 1968. Foreman won by a technical knockout in the second round against Iones Chepulis of Russia in what became known as the “Cold War clash.”

Foreman went on to win the world heavyweight title by defeating Joe Frazier but later lost the title to Mohammed Ali in the 1974’s Rumble in the Jungle.

After becoming a Minister at the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ in Houston, Texas. Foreman regained the World Heavyweight Championship at 45 years old, becoming a cultural icon and launching his business platform with the George Foreman Grill.

Today, George Foreman is not only a globally recognized entrepreneur building The Foreman brand to new heights, but also, he is Father to 10 Children, Grandfather to 15 and a Great Grandfather. Besides the many business ventures George is known for he is also a Preacher at the Church of The Lord Jesus Christ.

Speech Topics

The Art of Fighting in Business & in Life

Selling Your Brand: The George Foreman Grill & the Healthy Eating Revolution

Empowering Youth to Move Off the Ropes & Into the Ring of Success

How to Get Up When Life Knocks You Down

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