Eric Thomas, Ph.D. is a critically acclaimed author, world-renowned speaker, educator, pastor and Audie Awards Finalist. ET, as he is better known, has taken the world by storm with his creative style and high-energy messages. His words continue to impact tens of millions of people globally. Through a significant social media presence and his recent domestic and international tours, “ET, The Hip Hop Preacher” has become a global phenomenon. As CEO of his Consulting Firm, ETA LLC., Eric has led his team through the doors of dozens of reputable organizations and Fortune 500 companies such as General Electric, Quicken Loans, AT&T, Nike, Under Armour, New Balance and UPS. He has also consulted for major Universities and major sports teams within the MLB, NBA, NFL and MLS. At the request of the Brothers of Rho Xi Chapter, Eric Thomas, Ph.D. made a courtesy appearance at Missouri City Middle School on the morning of February 3rd, 2017 while in Houston, TX for Super Bowl LI. The students were fired up and focused on reaching their goals after listening to the presentation. With the theme of “You only get one life, make it count,” ET reminded the students of the importance of setting personal goals in different areas of their lives. He discussed a few of his personal goals that he set and achieved, including obtaining three educational degrees. Mr. Thomas went from being a homeless high school dropout to becoming an entrepreneur, CEO of his own company and the creator of Breathe University, a new eLearning platform that provides tools, strategies and resources to achieve your greatest goals.