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Coach Prime Deion Sanders will be speaking in Indianapolis



Indianapolis, Indiana – Deian Sanders, aka “Coach Prime,” will be visiting Indianapolis. He will be the featured speaker at Steward Speakers’ 2024 Annual Gala and Award Ceremony, the organization said.

As the head coach of the Colorado University Buffaloes football program and a former Jackson State University student, Sanders is a Pro Football Hall of Famer who will add his own charm to the occasion. “Sports and Education and the Impact on the African American Community” is the theme for the 2023–2024 speaker season.

IUPUI’s Vernon Williams, a communications and community engagement specialist, discussed Sanders’ impact on college football and historically black colleges and universities.

The impact that “Coach Sanders” has had on HBCUs and collegiate football as a whole is immense. For the seventh season running, Williams stated that IUPUI is honored to serve as the speaker series’ title sponsor.

The goal of Steward Speakers, Inc., according to its president and founder, Matthew Steward, is to facilitate access to notable African-American leaders in order to advance conversation and cross-cultural interactions. The intention is to uplift, enlighten, and honor individuals who are contributing positively to the community.

Sanders will be featured at the 2024 Steward Speakers’ Annual Gala, which will take place at Lucas Oil Stadium on Thursday, April 11, 2024, starting at 7 p.m.



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