Navigating a path to true happiness with Pierre Wooten. Facilitate access to former collegiate athletes beyond sports when thriving in trasnsitions. With the collaboration Players Beyond the game, an amazing non-profit organization, whose mission is to further the dialogue helps to raise awareness, and facilitate access to tangible resources to support the well being and mental health of former collegiate athletes beyond sports and we have created the SHINE BRIGHT ATHLETE SERIES.
We are just excited to create an opportunity to have conversations and discussions to support athletes in every area of their life making sure they have information, networks, and the resources necessary to be successful in life during and beyond sports.
Erica, before we introduce our guest for today’s show, tell our audience why Players beyond the game is necessary. Our guest for today is Mr. Pierre Wooten, the founder and CEO of Premier Christian Events and a 2x Hall of Fame inductee, former professional basketball player. Pierre was the ONE player out of over 500 aspiring players chosen in the NBA inaugural open tryouts with the Denver Nuggets.
Pierre is the epitome of overcoming obstacles through faith, proper strategic planning, and execution coupled with tirelessly work-ethic in business and life. He has achieved national and international recognition as an author, card game inventor, and sought-after speaker for various events such as the Great Homes school Convention. Pierre was born in Memphis TN, grew up in Cincinnati OH, and currently lives in Charlotte NC with his wife Lauren and 3 children. Pierre earned his undergraduate and MBA from Winthrop University…