The core of Cecil’s passion strives from his desire to make the world a better place for his family. Cecil and his wife Karian have 3 beautiful children. As a family, they are dedicated to helping others through service and giving.
Dr. Wright has worked in Higher Education for over a decade. He served in varying capacities including Academic Advisor, Adjunct Professor and Dean of Admissions. In 2007 he founded the Male Empowerment Seminar and in 2014 cofounded the AIMHigh Empowerment Institute . These empowerment initiatives have resulted in over 2,000 minority male students receiving mentorship and coaching from successful male professionals leading to improved academic outcomes for these students.
Dr. Wright is deliberate and tactful at creating positive change and passionate about empowering students and leaders in higher education. Dr. Wright has inspired countless students and professionals, as well as religious leaders to dream bigger and pursue their passions. Dr. Cecil Wright is a teacher’s teacher and a life changer built to inspire hope through his honesty and practical approach to life
He holds a Doctorate Degree in Education from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY. His dissertation tittle “Lessons Learned From College –Educated Employed Black Male Mentors: A Qualitative Anti-Deficit Study of College Persistence & Career Success” is the culmination of 10 years of work inspiring youth within the New York City Public School System.