Motivational speaker performs at Adams State on Nov. 7

(10-27-2008)

Adams State College Student Life presents Demetrius Walker, a performer and speaker, at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in Carson Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public.

According to the http://www.greatblackspeakers.com/speakerprofiles/demetriuswalker.htm, Walker is a native New Yorker. Born in Brooklyn and raised in the Bronx, Demetrius represents not only the merits of higher education, but street knowledge as well. Walker avoided the common pit falls of fellow friends and family members. As an exceptionally gifted student, he studied at Taft School in Watertown, Conn. A graduate of Vanderbilt University, in Nashville, Tenn., Walker is a dedicated proponent of Black empowerment.

During his college years, Walker coined his widely received principle "ambition plus determination equals success."

As a professional, Walker has a diverse background ranging from banking to public speaking. After joining the Emma Bowen Foundation for Minority Interests in Media, he was able to travel on the PGA Tour and edit NBA coverage with ABC Sports Television. Most recently, he has been employed with Dell Inc. as a senior account manager. Outside of his day job at Dell, Walker also serves as the Chief Marketing Officer of dN Group LLC, the parent company of dangerousNEGRO. Through dangerousNEGRO he is able to spread the message of Black uplift via apparel design, writing, and lecturing. Walker has been a guest on several urban radio talk shows across the nation. He has excelled as a motivational speaker, spreading dangerousNEGRO's tenets of Black empowerment.

For more information, contact the Office of Student Life at 719-587-8191.

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