About Baylor

Baylor is a best-selling author and keynote speaker based in Dallas, Texas. Because of his extensive professional and civic contributions to the community, the Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau named Baylor one of the 12 most influential African-Americans in the city of Dallas in 2013.

Helping people identify the silver lining in life’s toughest situations serves as a foundation for Baylor’s diverse speaking platform. Authenticity and a clear focus on the role that excellence plays in professional development are areas of focus for him as well. Whether it’s a small group of young business professionals or thousands at a school rally, Baylor’s ability to connect and make a direct impact into the lives of attendees, makes him highly sought-after by schools, nonprofit organizations, churches, college athletic departments and Fortune 500 companies alike.

In 2009, Baylor helped establish the non-profit organization RehabTime with a fellow teammate at his alma mater, Baylor University. In just a few short years, RehabTime has become a global entity inspiring millions weekly spiritually, mentally, and physically.

Through his work with RehabTime, Baylor felt the need to connect with the organization’s thousands of followers in a way that complemented all of the community building taking place online. It was at this time that he discovered his love of writing. Since 2012, Barbee has co-authored four books:

See My Heart Not My Past
Breaking Your Own Heart
You’re Perfect
Know Your Circle

In an effort to expand his influence, Baylor released his latest work, Idea of Excellence, the spring of 2014. The book is a manual for individuals and companies that focuses on five main tenets of excellence. It serves as a road map for many busy professionals on their journey to finding corporate success and fulfillment.

Baylor earned a full athletic football scholarship from Baylor University and completed double majors in Marketing and Entrepreneurship in 2004. Upon lettering in football and graduating, Baylor was awarded a Master’s Degree in Education – Sports Management.

He regularly competes as an Ironman Triathlete and marathoner in caused-based endurance races with a mission of bringing awareness to his many philanthropic endeavors. Always looking to make an impact, Baylor began participating in triathlons as a way to improve his own health and fitness levels, but to also inspire and encourage others to set their goals high and believe anything is possible.