EverybodyFights by George Foreman III
by George Foreman III
February 22, 2020 5:41 am
George “Monk” Foreman III is an entrepreneur, boxing trainer/coach, and son of the legendary businessman and former two-time heavyweight champion George Foreman Sr. In addition to being his father’s business manager for seven years, George spent his entire youth working at the George Foreman Youth & Community Center where he not only developed the habit of giving back but his ability to use boxing a platform to to effect change in individuals from all walks of life. After earning a degree in kinesiology from Rice University, George went on to pursue his own professional boxing career in 2009 and finished with a perfect 16-0 record. In 2013, George III founded a chain of luxury boxing fitness gyms called EverybodyFights, which now has locations in Boston, NYC, Chicago, Kentucky and Philadelphia.
Steve Gross, M.S.W., is the founder and chief playmaker of the Life is Good Playmakers, a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to harness the power of optimism to help kids heal. Life is Good Playmakers partner with leading childcare organizations to strengthen their capacity to build healing, life-changing relationships with the children in their care.
Steve’s teachings have been utilized across the country and throughout the world in response to the social and emotional needs of communities deeply impacted by poverty, violence, and illness. Steve helps others discover their own sense of optimism so that they can inspire the people around them to focus on the good and overcome life’s most difficult challenges.
#10 Steve Gross | Founder, Life is Good Playmakers - “The power of optimism.”8 months ago
#9 Nico Longo | Founder, NamaStay Sober - “When you’re doing things for the right reasons, you meet the right people at the right times.”9 months ago
#8 Kelli & Lauren | Trainers, EverybodyFights - “Beat the bully.”10 months ago
#7 Colleen Hayes | Founder & CEO, Prezence - “Believe in the work.”11 months ago
#6 Chuck Runyon | CEO, Self Esteem Brands: Anytime Fitness & Waxing The City - “One franchisee at a time. One community at a time. You gotta make a commitment.”11 months ago
#5 Kate Barrand | President & CEO, Horizons for Homeless Children - “I have a fundamental belief that all children deserve an opportunity to thrive.”1 year ago
#4 Jason Talbot | Co-Founder, Artists for Humanity - "To really make a transformation you’ve got to struggle a little bit.”1 year ago
#3 Andre “S.O.G.” Ward | Legendary Boxer - “If someone is going to beat you, they’re going to have to earn it.”2 years ago
#2 Anthony Rich | Co-Founder, EverybodyFights - “How We Built Everybodyfights”2 years ago
#1 Bert Jacobs | Co-Founder, Life is Good - “Believe in the Fighter”2 years ago