Lance Allred, with his 5 Principles of Perseverance, is the first deaf player in NBA History and an expert on Leadership, Perseverance and Grit and the TEDx Star of "What is Your Polygamy?" which has over 4 million views.
As an international Inspirational Speaker, Lance’s story of being an underdog is for anyone who has ever felt a dream was just out of reach, as he travels the world sharing his “5 Principles of Perseverance” and journey of becoming the first deaf player in NBA history… at the age of 27, which took him seven years longer than the average NBA rookie.
Authoring 4 books, with his first one LONGSHOT, published by HarperCollins in 2009, Lance is the first outside speaker the F.B.I. (Federal Bureau of Investigation) has ever brought in for group training and consultaion on leadership development, as well as having spoken to corporations such as Costco, Keybank, Coldwell Banker, CocaCola and many others, including over 40,000 students across the United States.