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Master Sgt. Cedric King

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Master Sgt. Cedric King Biography

Master Sergeant Cedric King entered the United States Army in 1995. During his 20 year career, King proved himself to be an exemplary soldier graduating from several distinguishing schools in the Army, including but not limited to: the United States Army Jumpmaster Course, United States Army Pathfinder course, Air Assault course, and The United States Army Ranger Course. He is the recipient of the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Legion of Merit.

On the morning of July 25, 2012 during his second tour in Afghanistan, King was severely injured by an Improvised Explosive Device. The explosion caused internal injuries, permanent damage to his right arm and hand and the amputation of both of his legs. King now refers to that moment as his finest hour.

While recovering from his injuries King found time to complete his bachelors degree and begin to cultivate his speaking voice. Since becoming an amputee, King has shared his story of perseverance and endurance with audiences such as the US Naval Academy and the United States Military Academy at West Point, professional sports teams of the NFL, NBA, and MLB. Fortune 500 companies from Home Depot to Facebook. In February of 2019 his story was published into print when he released his book called, “The Making Point”. In his book he shares mindsets, philosophies, and stories that include how 21 months after losing both of his legs, King completed the 2014 Boston Marathon. He has been featured on Networks such as CBS, NBC, ABC, HBO and the NFL Network. He has gone on to compete in a number of physically taxing events including a 70.3 mile half Ironman Triathlon, He is a two New York City Marathon Finisher, a five time Boston Marathon finisher, numerous half marathons, and a three time 48.6 mile Disney Marathon series finisher.

King has been married to his lovely wife, Khieda King, since October of 2000 and the couple have two beautiful daughters, Amari and Khayma King.

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The Making Point: How To Succeed When You're At Your Breaking Point

The Making Point: How To Succeed When You're At Your Breaking Point

Speaking Topics
  • Leadership/Teamwork

    “Leadership 101”

    Leading doesn’t have to be challenging, it can actually be the best part of your career. If done correctly, leading is great for the leader as well as the team, but if done incorrectly it can destroy an organization.In this breakout session Cedric works with new leaders to enhance leadership technique, create winning strategies on how to empower and appoint secondary leaders to create a winning culture

    “Building a team”

    Building a team can be challenging especially for new leaders in the workforce. In this breakout session King takes all the guesswork out of leading and gives leaders the same tools to lead that he learned from his 20 year career in the Army’s most elite units.

    All breakout sessions include a 10-15 min Q&A Keynotes include a 10-15 min Q&A unless specified by the meeting planner or client.

  • Overcoming Adversity Keynotes

    “The gift of crisis”

    (This particular keynote focuses on the dynamics of overcoming treacherous times in life. Navigating through inner dialogue and coming out stronger then when you began.)

    “The courage to comeback”

    The talk centers around the strength to get back up again after loss disappointment and fatigue. The audience walks away with a very clear mission statement and direction to overcome any setback

    “Faith Focus and Family”

    (This is Master Sergeant Cedric king‘s auto biographical story of how he used these three elements to find meaning after extreme disappointment and loss. Faith focus and family are the three main ingredients that catapulted his comeback amidst incredible odds”)

    “Relentless spirit, resilient Mind”

    (This Keynote is a fan favorite for military and civilian alike. This Keynote focuses on the mindset and determination that took king from a lowly private to a senior leader in America's guard of honor the 82nd airborne division. It also speaks on kings mindset and spirit before during and after the amputation of his legs”)

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  • HOW TO BOOK Master Sgt. Cedric King?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Master Sgt. Cedric King 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 Master Sgt. Cedric King, 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 Master Sgt. Cedric King or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Master Sgt. Cedric King?

    Booking fees for Master Sgt. Cedric King, 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 Master Sgt. Cedric King, 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 Master Sgt. Cedric King?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Master Sgt. Cedric King 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 Master Sgt. Cedric King 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 Master Sgt. Cedric King or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Master Sgt. Cedric King 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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Master Sgt. Cedric King Biography

Master Sergeant Cedric King entered the United States Army in 1995. During his 20 year career, King proved himself to be an exemplary soldier graduating from several distinguishing schools in the Army, including but not limited to: the United States Army Jumpmaster Course, United States Army Pathfinder course, Air Assault course, and The United States Army Ranger Course. He is the recipient of the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Meritorious Service Medal and the Legion of Merit.

On the morning of July 25, 2012 during his second tour in Afghanistan, King was severely injured by an Improvised Explosive Device. The explosion caused internal injuries, permanent damage to his right arm and hand and the amputation of both of his legs. King now refers to that moment as his finest hour.

While recovering from his injuries King found time to complete his bachelors degree and begin to cultivate his speaking voice. Since becoming an amputee, King has shared his story of perseverance and endurance with audiences such as the US Naval Academy and the United States Military Academy at West Point, professional sports teams of the NFL, NBA, and MLB. Fortune 500 companies from Home Depot to Facebook. In February of 2019 his story was published into print when he released his book called, “The Making Point”. In his book he shares mindsets, philosophies, and stories that include how 21 months after losing both of his legs, King completed the 2014 Boston Marathon. He has been featured on Networks such as CBS, NBC, ABC, HBO and the NFL Network. He has gone on to compete in a number of physically taxing events including a 70.3 mile half Ironman Triathlon, He is a two New York City Marathon Finisher, a five time Boston Marathon finisher, numerous half marathons, and a three time 48.6 mile Disney Marathon series finisher.

King has been married to his lovely wife, Khieda King, since October of 2000 and the couple have two beautiful daughters, Amari and Khayma King.

Master Sgt. Cedric King Videos

  • The Ray Lewis Show, Guest: Master Sergeant Cedric King ...
    Feb 17, 2022 ... In this truly inspiring episode, Ray Lewis spends some time with Cedric King, a man who in his darkest moments, knew that he could...
  • The Leadership Experience- Master Sgt. (R) Cedric King - YouTube
    Mar 9, 2021 ... Hey team, today we sit down and have a conversation with retired Master Sgt. King. During his second tour in Afghanistan, King was...
  • Master Sergeant Cedric King Interview - Leadership In 2020 ...
    Oct 28, 2020 ... A detailed interview with US Army Master Sergeant, Cedrick King, author, corporate speaker, leadership coach, marathon runner, ...

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Master Sgt. Cedric King Speaking Topics

  • Leadership/Teamwork

    “Leadership 101”

    Leading doesn’t have to be challenging, it can actually be the best part of your career. If done correctly, leading is great for the leader as well as the team, but if done incorrectly it can destroy an organization.In this breakout session Cedric works with new leaders to enhance leadership technique, create winning strategies on how to empower and appoint secondary leaders to create a winning culture

    “Building a team”

    Building a team can be challenging especially for new leaders in the workforce. In this breakout session King takes all the guesswork out of leading and gives leaders the same tools to lead that he learned from his 20 year career in the Army’s most elite units.

    All breakout sessions include a 10-15 min Q&A Keynotes include a 10-15 min Q&A unless specified by the meeting planner or client.

  • Overcoming Adversity Keynotes

    “The gift of crisis”

    (This particular keynote focuses on the dynamics of overcoming treacherous times in life. Navigating through inner dialogue and coming out stronger then when you began.)

    “The courage to comeback”

    The talk centers around the strength to get back up again after loss disappointment and fatigue. The audience walks away with a very clear mission statement and direction to overcome any setback

    “Faith Focus and Family”

    (This is Master Sergeant Cedric king‘s auto biographical story of how he used these three elements to find meaning after extreme disappointment and loss. Faith focus and family are the three main ingredients that catapulted his comeback amidst incredible odds”)

    “Relentless spirit, resilient Mind”

    (This Keynote is a fan favorite for military and civilian alike. This Keynote focuses on the mindset and determination that took king from a lowly private to a senior leader in America's guard of honor the 82nd airborne division. It also speaks on kings mindset and spirit before during and after the amputation of his legs”)

FAQs on booking Master Sgt. Cedric King

  • How to book Master Sgt. Cedric King?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Master Sgt. Cedric King 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 Master Sgt. Cedric King, 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 Master Sgt. Cedric King or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Master Sgt. Cedric King?

    Booking fees for Master Sgt. Cedric King, 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 Master Sgt. Cedric King, 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 Master Sgt. Cedric King?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Master Sgt. Cedric King 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 Master Sgt. Cedric King 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 Master Sgt. Cedric King or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Master Sgt. Cedric King 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.

Master Sgt. Cedric King is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Leadership/Teamwork and Overcoming Adversity Keynotes. The estimated speaking fee range to book Master Sgt. Cedric King for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Master Sgt. Cedric King generally travels from Atlanta, GA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are J.R. Martinez, Melissa Stockwell, Tom Voss, Noah Galloway and Jason Redman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Master Sgt. Cedric King for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Master Sgt. Cedric King Speaker Videos

  • The Ray Lewis Show, Guest: Master Sergeant Cedric King ...
    Feb 17, 2022 ... In this truly inspiring episode, Ray Lewis spends some time with Cedric King, a man who in his darkest moments, knew that he could stand up ...
    The Leadership Experience- Master Sgt. (R) Cedric King - YouTube
    Mar 9, 2021 ... Hey team, today we sit down and have a conversation with retired Master Sgt. King. During his second tour in Afghanistan, King was severely ...
  • Master Sergeant Cedric King Interview - Leadership In 2020 ...
    Oct 28, 2020 ... A detailed interview with US Army Master Sergeant, Cedrick King, author, corporate speaker, leadership coach, marathon runner, ...
    MWI Speaker Series: Fighting Through Your Darkest Hour, with ...
    Apr 27, 2020 ... On July 25, 2012, during his third deployment, retired Master Sgt. Cedric King stepped on a pressure-plate improvised explosive device.
  • Cedric King Profile Video
    Watch as Gary Sinise shares a story of sacrifice featuring wounded hero US Army MSG Cedric King (Ret.). Gary Sinise Foundation was proud to provide Cedric and his family a specially adapted smart...
    Motivational speech in Greensboro NC
    Double amputee discusses how went from losing both legs in combat to running the Boston marathon 21 months later! Funny, compelling and inspirational!

Master Sgt. Cedric King Speaking Topics

  • Leadership/Teamwork

    “Leadership 101”

    Leading doesn’t have to be challenging, it can actually be the best part of your career. If done correctly, leading is great for the leader as well as the team, but if done incorrectly it can destroy an organization.In this breakout session Cedric works with new leaders to enhance leadership technique, create winning strategies on how to empower and appoint secondary leaders to create a winning culture

    “Building a team”

    Building a team can be challenging especially for new leaders in the workforce. In this breakout session King takes all the guesswork out of leading and gives leaders the same tools to lead that he learned from his 20 year career in the Army’s most elite units.

    All breakout sessions include a 10-15 min Q&A Keynotes include a 10-15 min Q&A unless specified by the meeting planner or client.

  • Overcoming Adversity Keynotes

    “The gift of crisis”

    (This particular keynote focuses on the dynamics of overcoming treacherous times in life. Navigating through inner dialogue and coming out stronger then when you began.)

    “The courage to comeback”

    The talk centers around the strength to get back up again after loss disappointment and fatigue. The audience walks away with a very clear mission statement and direction to overcome any setback

    “Faith Focus and Family”

    (This is Master Sergeant Cedric king‘s auto biographical story of how he used these three elements to find meaning after extreme disappointment and loss. Faith focus and family are the three main ingredients that catapulted his comeback amidst incredible odds”)

    “Relentless spirit, resilient Mind”

    (This Keynote is a fan favorite for military and civilian alike. This Keynote focuses on the mindset and determination that took king from a lowly private to a senior leader in America's guard of honor the 82nd airborne division. It also speaks on kings mindset and spirit before during and after the amputation of his legs”)

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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.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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