12:00-1:30pm, January 21, 2015
Cashion Academic Center, 5th Floor
This year's featured keynote speaker is Baylor graduate Tyrone Smith. Smith is a former Baylor cornerback and enjoyed a successful NFL career playing for the San Francisco 49ers. Tyrone is now the President and Co-founder of First and Goal, Inc., a non-profit organization whose goal is to create an atmosphere that promotes educational challenges, moral development, and proactive social behavior among youth, as well as the adults that serve them. It is through the organization’s slogan "A Game Plan for Life" that youth are encouraged to be active participants in achieving their dreams.
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Luncheon is presented by the Department of Multicultural Affairs, in conjunction with the School of Education, Campus Recreation, Civic Engagement and Educational Development, Campus Living and Learning, Aramark, The Community Race Relations Coalition, the Department of Student Activities, Counseling Services, The Texas Assocation of Black Personnel in Higher Education, the Department of Human Resources, and the Department of Religion.