Koran Bolden is a national award-winning speaker, author and the Chief Motivational Officer of Dream Success World Wide located in Phoenix, Arizona. He is mostly known for his work in the areas of resiliency, technology, and entrepreneurship which has garnered him numerous awards and national media recognition. As a result, major corporations and non-profits began to seek him as a brand ambassador and spokesperson.
Koran has now impacted well over 100,000 aspiring business leaders across the world through his mobile motivation app, social media campaigns, seminars, and self-empowerment book entitled, “Rock, Paper, Scissors.” He is also the recent recipient of the Verizon Wireless Everyday Hero Award, Mercedes Benz Rising Star Award, and Cadillac City Shapers Salute. He was featured in Forbes, and in the spotlight as the Emmy award-winning American Graduate documentary series. Koran was also featured on the GAP Inc. website for his millennial leadership and philanthropy efforts. Later, he was asked to deliver a keynote speech on stage for the Banana Republic Conference at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. After the St. Louis County Executive’s office heard of Bolden’s GAP Inc. story, they officially declared March 21, 2014, as Koran Bolden Day in Saint Louis County.