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Meet darryl

A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle

- James Keller

Darryl travels the country and abroad to speak to the underrepresented students at large.  He speaks to high schools, universities, and colleges. Darryl's message of perseverance and mind-framing is simple yet profound: You do win as long as you don't quit.

Darryl has written a memoir-style book along with a workbook to inspire his readers to believe in themselves, to challenge them to not fold under the pressures of adversity and hardships, and to empower them to WIN BIG!

In addition to his Amazon Best-Seller, "Today... I Win: When Tests Go Beyond the Classroom", he has developed two Leadership & Character Education curriculums: "C.H.A.I.R.M.A.N." and "R.I.C.H."

Darryl is committed to leading and loving his five amazing children. In his words, "His family is his heartbeat!" 
darryl W. tHOMAS

Darryl is a former At-Risk Youth turned At-Risk Interventionist. He has founded a 501(c)(3) organization, The Size Of a Man, Inc., dedicated to the mission of breaking the cycles of fatherlessness and poverty in the lives of the at-risk youth. For more info, visit

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