love over hate

After hearing my story, people will leave happy.

Chris Singleton is a former minor league baseball player drafted by the Chicago Cubs. He became a nationally-renowned speaker with a message of resilience, forgiveness and unity following the loss of his mother in the 2015 Mother Emanuel Church Tragedy in Charleston, SC. Chris now shares his message with over 60 organizations annually and his clients include: Boeing, The Houston Texans, Microsoft, Biogen, Volvo, The Washington Wizards and over 100,000 students and educators across the world. One of his children's books, Different – A Story About Loving Your Neighbor, was a best seller in its category and has been featured by numerous outlets, including The Obama Foundation.

Chris' overall mission when speaking is to inspire his audiences with his story of resilience and to unite millions of people with his belief that, "Love is Stronger Than Hate."

Speaking Topics

  1. Unity and Race Reconciliation
  2. Faith and Forgiveness
  3. Diversity and Inclusion
  4. Overcoming Adversity
  5. Power of Teammates


“Chris went above and beyond our expectations and his session was one of the major highlights of our event. He captured our audience’s attention and inspired them in a truly meaningful way. His story and message are so powerful and his talk was the perfect mix of inspiration and education. The world needs more people like Chris.”

Katie Gaudu, Inman Connect

"I cannot say enough good things or use enough positive words to describe my time spent with Chris serving as my speaking coach. This man is driven and enthusiastic and honest and open and goes above and beyond to help inspire excitement and productivity."

Alicia V. Hughes, High School Principal at South Carolina Connections Academy

"The feedback I have received after the event has been very positive. People really enjoyed his message and having the opportunity to ask questions and meet him."

Sydnie Platt, Northwest Missouri State Student Leader