Dr. Farrah Gray


 Dubbed by Oprah Winfrey as an “all-star” with “priceless advice”. – O, The Oprah Magazine

Dr. Farrah Gray was named as one of the most influential Black men in America by the National Urban League. Ebony Magazine and Black Enterprise recognized him as an entrepreneurial icon and best-selling author. Raised in the impoverished South side of Chicago, Dr. Gray defied the odds and became a self-made millionaire by the age of 14. At the age of 21, he received an Honorary Doctorate degree of Humane Letters from Allen University. This was in recognition of his ingenious economic mind and distinguished commitment to the development of values such as leadership, integrity and scholarship. In his rise from poverty to national and international prominence as an entrepreneurial icon and pre-eminent power speaker, Dr. Gray has inspired millions around the world. At the age of 28, he has achieved more than many achieve in a lifetime.

Dr. Gray is the CEO of Farrah Gray Publishing (FGP) which is distributed by HCI Books, which published the world famous #1 New York Times, USA Today and Guinness Book of World Records; best-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul series. Chicken Soup for the Soul has sold more than 112 million copies, with titles translated into more than 40 languages and total retail sales of Chicken Soup for the Soul branded merchandise have topped $1.3 billion.

Since his first interview at 11 years old on KVBC Channel 3, Gray has become a celebrity, featured in thousands of print, magazine, radio and television media including The NBC reality show Starting Over, 20/20,Good Morning America, ABC World News Tonight, The Montel Williams Show, Oprah & Friends, Tom Joyner Show, The Michael Baisden Show, Russ Parr, Radio One, TV One, The Tavis Smiley Show, CNBC, BET, NBC, FOX, CBS, BRAVO, PBS, NPR, Bloomberg, Ebony, Jet, Essence, Upscale, Black Enterprise, Black MBA, “O” The Oprah Magazine, Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and the New York Post. Black Voices named Farrah Gray one of the Top Ten Sexiest Black CEO’s along with Kenneth Chenault, Tiger Woods and Sean “Diddy” Combs.

Dr. Farrah Gray supports Young Black Minds and is an exemplary tale of success among young people.

Fees:15,000 +



MSN.com placed Farrah Gray on its Young Tycoons List along with Mark Zuckerberg

“Farrah Gray is the ultimate American success story.” – Good Morning America

“Dr. Farrah Gray named as one of the most influential black men in America” -Urban Influence Magazine, National Urban League


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