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Marcel Smith, the millennial transformational leader  brings a innovative approach to speaking. In 5 years, while playing and coaching, he earned a (BBA) in International Business  and MBA from Houston Baptist University. He has a passion for inspiring people of all ages to reach their full potential. Marcel graduated valedictorian of his high school class, won a basketball State Championship and several all-state honors while earning a scholarship to play D-1 basketball. Today, Marcel is a living as an example for others to seek their passion by being an entrepreneur and balancing other responsibilities. He is the author of The Balance: Student-Athlete Handbook for Successfully Managing Life with Academics & Sports, Director, and Coach for The Family Basketball Organization., Co-Owner of Essential Colors, and basketball trainer. Marcel enjoys inspiring people to think deeper about what they are capable of especially teenagers. Marcel has experience speaking on motivation,character, leadership, keynotes, graduation commencements, and communication.


Faith Christian Athletes 2013
Mackalive 2015
Michigan Elite 25 2015
Detroit Public Schools 2014
Houston Rockets Youth Camps 2015
Houston Baptist University 2015
Black Student-Athlete Summit (University of Texas Diversity Department) 2016

ABT- Melvindale Commencement Speech 2016

Franklin Road Christian Sports Banquet 2018

River Rouge Culture and Character Day 2022

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