Les Brown is a world renowned speaker, author, radio and television personality, whose recognized for his high energy message to people motivating them to rise to their greatness. It is a message Les Brown has learned from his own life and one he is helping others apply to their lives.
Born a twin in low-income Liberty City in Miami, Florida, Les and his twin brother, Wes, were adopted when they were six weeks old by Mrs. Mamie Brown. Mrs. Brown was a single woman.
As a child Les was labeled a slow learner due to his restless energy, and the failure of his teachers to recognize his true potential. The stigma of being labeled a slow learner stayed with him, damaging self-esteem and desire to reach his full potential.
Les, however was very persistent and determined. Les Brown’s passion to learn and his hunger to realize greatness in himself and others helped him to achieve greatness. He rose from a morning DJ to broadcast manager; later he bacame a community activist and leader; from political commentator to three-term legislator to eventually a premier keynote speaker.
Today, as one of the world’s most sought-after motivational speakers, Les Brown presents to Fortune 500 companies and organizations all over the world. His “heart-felt” style and passion for speaking leaves his audiences with a larger vision for their lives and the motivation to take the next step.