Entrepreneur and “Shark Tank” star Daymond John will be the speaker for Georgia Southern University’s university-wide commencement ceremony at Paulson Stadium on May 11.
According to a press release from Jennifer Wise, director of communications at GS, John is a New York Times best-selling author, branding guru and “highly sought-after motivational speaker.”
His accomplishments include being appointed a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship by former President Barack Obama in 2013 and founding FUBU, a $6 billion fashion brand.
“Daymond John is a dynamic business speaker with over 20 years of hands-on proven business experience,” Carl Reiber, Georgia Southern’s provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, said in the press release. “He has a relatable story and journey to success that continues to both motivate and inspire.”
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