Todd Bell Lecture Series
Fundraiser Breakfast

Along with hearing from an engaging keynote speaker and from other widely known participants, attendees of the Annual Todd A. Bell Lecture Series will learn more about the purpose of the Todd A. Bell National Resource Center on the African American Male and its recent accomplishments.

The Breakfast takes place during the spring and serves as the BNRC’s major fundraiser, with proceeds helping to provide African American male students the opportunity to follow their dreams at The Ohio State University in an atmosphere that celebrates education excellence. If you would like to donate to the BNRC, please click here.

Past Speakers

Keith Byars, Retired Professional Football Player of the National Football League
Archie Griffin, President and CEO of The Ohio State University Alumni Association and Former OSU Football and NFL Player
Jimmy Jackson, Retired Professional Basketball Player
Clark Kellogg, Retired Professional Basketball Player and Lead College Basketball Analyst for CBS
Warren Moon, First African American Quarterback Inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame
Urban Meyer, Head Coach, The Ohio State University Football Team
Alex Shumate, Managing Partner, North America of Squire Patton Boggs
DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director of the National Football League's Players' Association
Gene Smith, Athletic Director at The Ohio State University
Jim Tressel, Former Head Coach, The Ohio State University Football Team

Past Entertainers

Vaughn Anthony, Recording Artist, Songwriter, and brother of John Legend
Vanessa Bell Armstrong, National Recording Artist
Peabo Bryson, Two-time Grammy Award Winning National Recording Artist
Dr. E, Singer and Ohio State University Professor
Kenny Lattimore, National Recording Artist
Ricky Little, Associate Professor, Morehead State University
BeBe Winans, Grammy Award Winning National Recording Artist
CeCe Winans, Grammy Award Winning National Recording Artist

Please contact the Bell National Resource Center at odi-brc@osu.edu for additional information.