SMBHC Welcomes Caylin Moore for Honors Fall Convocation Keynote
On October 14th at 7:30pm, the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College will welcome Caylin Moore to the Ford Center stage to deliver the Honors Fall Convocation keynote.
Celebrated author and sought-after inspirational speaker, Caylin Moore invigorates audiences with wisdom from his journey of overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles to striving to leave the world better than he found it. His against-all-odds journey from the cruel poverty of a gang-ridden Los Angeles community to becoming a Rhodes Scholar is detailed in his acclaimed book, A Dream Too Big: The Story of an Improbable Journey from Compton to Oxford. His work has been featured by Good Morning America, Sirius XM Radio, ABC News, NBC LA, Home and Family, Hallmark Channel, and The 700 Club amongst other media outlets. His book was named a Good Morning America Anchor’s Favorite Books of 2019, was an Amazon Bestseller in Sociology of Urban Areas and came out in paperback in June of 2020.
Author, Rhodes Scholar, and aspiring professor Caylin Moore earned his bachelor’s degree at Texas Christian University and is a 2019 graduate of the University of Oxford in England, where he earned his master’s degree in Latin American studies. Currently, Mr. Moore is pursuing his PhD in sociology at Stanford University.
Visit www.caylinmoore.com to read more of his bio.
This event is free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.
For accommodations related to a disability, please call 662-915-7294.