"...A STELLAR AND CONSUMMATE PROFESSIONAL SPEAKER THAT IS ORIGINAL AND SINCERE WITH A HIGH ENERGY LEVEL...A POWER THAT IS NOT EASILY DUPLICATED. WE WERE CAPTIVATED BY RUFUS' ENERGY LEVEL, THE WISDOM HE CONVEYED, AND THE EMOTIONAL ATTACHMENT HE CREATED..."
SHIRLEY J. LANG, EDUCATION EXECUTIVE.
Rufus Stephens is a man who delivers passion, humor, and thoughtful content. He blends speaking skills and client objectives to the great appreciation of his audiences and meeting planners!
RUFUS D. STEPHENS
Mr. Stephens is a native of Savannah, GA. He graduated from Savannah State University and pursued graduate degrees at the University of Florida and the National Baptist Theological Seminary.
He is married to his wife Cynthia for 25 years and they have four grown children and four grandchildren. He is a former business owner, corporate executive, and an ordained minister of twenty years.
Mr. Stephens’ passion for public speaking has been longstanding, as he has lent his voice to eager ears for over twenty-five years. He has won numerous awards for his much-loved presentations. In 2015, Mr. Stephens formed a motivational speaking business called “Raisin’ the Rufe Communications”. His empowering presentations are always geared to energize the listener toward personal appreciation and active accomplishment.
Listed among his appreciative audiences are the DePaul Alumni Association, the Department of Energy, Kiwanis International, the Georgia House of Representatives, the National Hookup of Black Women and Savannah State University.
Mr. Stephens is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Delta Eta Chapter.
Robert Ferguson, Consultant,
“From the moment Rufus took the stage, I was fully engaged. He not only spoke to my head, he captured my heart. Rufus is more than a motivational speaker, he speaks as a trusted friend that will help you believe in yourself and know “you're not done yet!”
Krista Moore, K.Coaching, Inc, Founder, CEO, Leadership Coach
The first time I heard Rufus speak, I was so inspired by his message and motivational style, that I invited him to be a guest on my Business Web Talk Show. I wanted others to experience his authentic awesomeness, and would highly recommend him for your next event.”
Meredith Oliver, CSP, Motivational Speaker & Marketing Expert
If you are looking for gravitas, warmth, and knowledge in a speaker — look no further than Rufus Stephens! He will bring energy and charm to your event while infusing knowledge and inspiration into your attendees. Rufus is easy to work with and a delight to watch on stage. Your event will be better for Rufus participating!”
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Tracy McClendon, NCAA
“We look forward to inviting you back in the future. It was a pleasure to meet you”
“I really enjoyed Rufus' presentation. His ability to connect and create buy-in with the group was infectious.”
“Overall I thought it was really good. Rufus had great energy, and I loved his stories and how he used quotes and images to deliver points.”