• When The President Calls, You Answer!

    The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, begun in 2014, is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking. I had the opportunity to mentor the 20 nations - 25 business leaders from Africa. I provided encouraging words to the White House' Mandela Washington Fellows to make their visit to America special!
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  • Everything Begins With Hello

    Let's start something together.
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Born in St. Louis, Missouri.  Raised in Okinawa, Japan; Orange County, California; Detroit, Westland and Inkster, Michigan.  Lived in the North, East, South and West of the United States. Travelled to more than 50 countries around the world. Gerald has a global perspective.


Gerald is a highly-sought-after resource in business and professional circles for CEOs, small business owners, non-profit and community leaders from all sectors of society looking to expand opportunity. For three decades he has not only studied the science of achievement, he’s mastered it by working with and for successful leaders and collaborating with them in the boardroom translating theory into bottom-line results. Gerald gets it done.


Gerald's Mission

To inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge, and strengthen our communities.


Gerald's Vision

Gerald believes in creating a balanced society.


Gerald's Solution

Mentorship, Service and Leadership.


Inspiring & Influential

Gerald Givens Jr

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