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Wanda Durant

Advocate for Underserved Communities; CEO of Hope, Dream, Believe & Achieve; Mother of Kevin Durant

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Wanda Durant Biography

Dr. Wanda Durant, affectionately known as Mama Durant, and “The Real MVP” is a dynamic leader, advocate, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Her passion is to in-spire underserved children, single mothers and communities to move beyond their immediate circumstances and to aim for higher heights in life.

Dr. Durant is the mother of businessman, Anthony (Tony) Durant; and National Basketball Association (NBA) Champion and MVP player, Kevin Durant. After fulfilling her most precious role as a mother and a 20-year career, Dr. Durant be-came overwhelmed with a long-ignored desire to find her purpose and launched her own non-profit entity, Wanda Durant The Real MVP™ Foundation, Inc., where she shares her blueprint for parenting that she used to help her children become successful adults. She also emphasizes to the youth, the importance of them be-coming global citizens and cultural diplomats.

Dr. Durant’s philanthropic outreach through her own The Real MVP™ Foundation, Inc., together with the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation (KDCF) and The Durant Center, a national education nonprofit, have immeasurable impact on students from underserved communities empowering them to reach their dreams of a college de-gree and a career beyond.

Her vigorous advocacy and support extends to numerous regional and national charitable organizations including Single Parents Support Network, Baller Moms, Positive Tomorrows, The Boys & Girls Club of America,The Salvation Army, NBA Cares and Mothers of Professional Basketball Players.

As a fiery speaker, Dr. Durant has addressed corporate, non-profit, financial, com-munity organizations, faith-based forums, college campuses and youth audiences. One of Dr. Durant’s mantras is “where there is hope there are possibilities”. She has also been the keynote speaker for diverse audiences such as J. P. Morgan Chase, the Ford Foundation, The White House United State of Women Summit, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference, Thomson Reuters, Brown Brother Harriman (BBH), Flamboyan Foundation and others. She has been featured in national and international media on CNN, Access Hollywood, ESPN, Fox Sports, NBC, Comcast Sports, ABC and CBS, Good Morning America, The Wendy Williams Show, The Today Show, Tamron Hall and in The New York Times and Washington Post amongst many others.

Dr. Durant shared her life story in the movie “The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story” produced by musical artist, television producer and actress Queen Latifah (Dana Owens), which is now available on DVD.

Dr. Durant also serves on the Board of Tigress Financial Partners, the nation’s only disabled and woman-owned investment bank, which is affiliated with StoneX Group Inc., a Fortune 100 Company. In conjunction with Tigress, Dr. Durant is a catalyst for propelling financial literacy for our country’s most vulnerable women.

Dr. Durant was conferred a distinguished Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Bloomfield College in recognition of her achievements in the humanities and for her outstanding philanthropic work.

It is Dr. Durant’s passion to guide others to realize that hope is alive inside of them, encourage them to dream, and help them to truly believe they can achieve the fu-ture they want.

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    Booking fees for Wanda Durant, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Wanda Durant, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Wanda Durant?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Wanda Durant for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wanda Durant for your next private or corporate function.
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    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Wanda Durant or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Wanda Durant or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.
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Wanda Durant Biography

Dr. Wanda Durant, affectionately known as Mama Durant, and “The Real MVP” is a dynamic leader, advocate, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Her passion is to in-spire underserved children, single mothers and communities to move beyond their immediate circumstances and to aim for higher heights in life.

Dr. Durant is the mother of businessman, Anthony (Tony) Durant; and National Basketball Association (NBA) Champion and MVP player, Kevin Durant. After fulfilling her most precious role as a mother and a 20-year career, Dr. Durant be-came overwhelmed with a long-ignored desire to find her purpose and launched her own non-profit entity, Wanda Durant The Real MVP™ Foundation, Inc., where she shares her blueprint for parenting that she used to help her children become successful adults. She also emphasizes to the youth, the importance of them be-coming global citizens and cultural diplomats.

Dr. Durant’s philanthropic outreach through her own The Real MVP™ Foundation, Inc., together with the Kevin Durant Charity Foundation (KDCF) and The Durant Center, a national education nonprofit, have immeasurable impact on students from underserved communities empowering them to reach their dreams of a college de-gree and a career beyond.

Her vigorous advocacy and support extends to numerous regional and national charitable organizations including Single Parents Support Network, Baller Moms, Positive Tomorrows, The Boys & Girls Club of America,The Salvation Army, NBA Cares and Mothers of Professional Basketball Players.

As a fiery speaker, Dr. Durant has addressed corporate, non-profit, financial, com-munity organizations, faith-based forums, college campuses and youth audiences. One of Dr. Durant’s mantras is “where there is hope there are possibilities”. She has also been the keynote speaker for diverse audiences such as J. P. Morgan Chase, the Ford Foundation, The White House United State of Women Summit, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference, Thomson Reuters, Brown Brother Harriman (BBH), Flamboyan Foundation and others. She has been featured in national and international media on CNN, Access Hollywood, ESPN, Fox Sports, NBC, Comcast Sports, ABC and CBS, Good Morning America, The Wendy Williams Show, The Today Show, Tamron Hall and in The New York Times and Washington Post amongst many others.

Dr. Durant shared her life story in the movie “The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story” produced by musical artist, television producer and actress Queen Latifah (Dana Owens), which is now available on DVD.

Dr. Durant also serves on the Board of Tigress Financial Partners, the nation’s only disabled and woman-owned investment bank, which is affiliated with StoneX Group Inc., a Fortune 100 Company. In conjunction with Tigress, Dr. Durant is a catalyst for propelling financial literacy for our country’s most vulnerable women.

Dr. Durant was conferred a distinguished Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Bloomfield College in recognition of her achievements in the humanities and for her outstanding philanthropic work.

It is Dr. Durant’s passion to guide others to realize that hope is alive inside of them, encourage them to dream, and help them to truly believe they can achieve the fu-ture they want.

Wanda Durant Videos

  • Wanda Durant Talks Fibroids and Health Care for Black Women ...
    Oct 14, 2021 ... Wanda Durant, mother of NBA superstar Kevin Durant, motivational speaker and fibroids survivor, joins Tashanea Whitlow on “BNC...
  • Kevin Durant's Mom Tearfully Shares How Her Son 'Saved' Her Life ...
    Feb 18, 2020 ... Wanda Durant reveals how she raised the NBA superstar and discusses his calf injury and whether he will be back to play with the...
  • Wanda Durant Scores Her Own Points With Service To The ...

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FAQs on booking Wanda Durant

  • How to book Wanda Durant?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Wanda Durant for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Wanda Durant, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Wanda Durant or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Wanda Durant?

    Booking fees for Wanda Durant, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Wanda Durant, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Wanda Durant?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Wanda Durant for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Wanda Durant for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Wanda Durant or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Wanda Durant or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Wanda Durant is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Wanda Durant for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Wanda Durant generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Lisa Leslie, Coach Ken Carter, Dominique Dawes, Jackie Joyner-Kersee and Sadie Robertson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Wanda Durant for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Wanda Durant Speaker Videos

  • Wanda Durant Talks Fibroids and Health Care for Black Women ...
    Oct 14, 2021 ... Wanda Durant, mother of NBA superstar Kevin Durant, motivational speaker and fibroids survivor, joins Tashanea Whitlow on “BNC Live” to ...
    Kevin Durant's Mom Tearfully Shares How Her Son 'Saved' Her Life ...
    Feb 18, 2020 ... Wanda Durant reveals how she raised the NBA superstar and discusses his calf injury and whether he will be back to play with the Brooklyn ...
  • Wanda Durant Scores Her Own Points With Service To The ...
    Wanda Pratt on raising NBA star, Kevin Durant

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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