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Trell Thomas

Trell Thomas is a media expert and activist. His work spans from career beginnings at NBC and on the historic Obama Presidential Campaign in 2008 to overseeing talent relations and communication within some of the biggest brands at Viacom to perfectly aligning social good causes, corporations and celebrities.

Additionally, Trell has a great appreciation for sharing narratives of diverse communities and bringing stories of excellence to the forefront through various events that he curates and hosts. Over the years, he has sat down with many respected figures to share their journey including; Ms. Maya Angelou, Ms Tina Knowles Lawson, Smokey Robinson, Chaka Khan, Chris Rock, Ms. Gladys Knight, Usher, Jason Derulo, Matthew Cherry, Ralph Farqua, and Tina Gordon Chism to name a few.

Trell’s mission is to empower people of color and spread positivity through black excellence. He is the founder of Black Excellence Brunch and has used this event series to connect young people from different backgrounds, professions and all walks of life.