Dedicated to serving the lives of others, Dr. Omar Simpson is a servant-leader who defines the lifestyle. A volunteer, and ambassador for good throughout the world, Dr. Simpson extends both his time and resources to help young people achieve their dreams. His organizations, workshops, and keynote speeches cater to the development of positive and responsible people with an emphasis on making a difference. His name means “gifted speaker” and through his collective work, he exhibits the meaning of the name.
A sought-after speaker, Simpson has spoken at Princeton University, Rutgers University, St. Johns University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Jamaica Queens High School, Brimm Medical Arts High School, Scotch Plains High School, Paramus High School and Woodbine Middle School to name a few. His future activities will include an international summit where he will address the global youth initiative, focused on improving the lives of youth throughout the world.
“He exudes his mantra “Success is a Lifestyle”, and his faith and passion have fostered a myriad of business ventures…”
As a philanthropist and entrepreneur, Dr. Simpson is the Founder and Chairman of the Omar Simpson Foundation, a global education-based non-profit for young people and families experiencing challenging circumstances. Additionally, Dr. Simpson serves as CEO of O. Simpson Enterprises. Previously, he served as President and CEO of HG3 Digital Media and successfully operated seven digital magazines.
In February 2014, Omar released his first book entitled, Unconditional Love: A Collection of Poems. Since its release, the book has garnered much acclaim and reached much success internationally and domestically. Omar’s second book, For the Love of Education: The Power of an Awakened Mind has helped shift the students, teachers and administrators think about the power of education.
Realizing the importance of his education, Dr. Simpson graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Ph.D in Education and from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, with a master’s degree in Education. In addition, Simpson has taught several courses in Higher Education including Peer Tutoring, Cultural Competencies and Leadership in the University Environment.
True to his calling, Dr. Simpson intends to open several educational academies for disadvantaged children globally. Dr. Omar Simpson has demonstrated through his life that hard work and personal discipline can transform dreams, and cultivate a never-ending list of possibilities.
Born into poverty and raised by a single mother, Simpson’s inspirational journey exemplifies leveraging education and utilizing strong discipline to elevate above circumstance and adversity. His story mirrors the story of many young people today. Simpson continues to demonstrate that talent, drive, and ambition will lead to success after success. He exudes his mantra “Success is a Lifestyle”, and his faith and passion have fostered a myriad of business ventures, organizations, and community outreach initiatives that have positively impacted the lives of countless people throughout the world.
Dr. Omar Simpson has dedicated a significant portion of his life to helping others. He has donated and raised money for low-income families across the country who’ve experienced adverse circumstances, disaster relief initiatives for third-world countries, and leadership programs for youth. A major advocate for mentorship, Dr. Simpson personally mentors high school and college students. Among his many non-profit and humanitarian initiatives, Dr. Simpson serves as Chairman of the Omar Simpson Foundation. He is also an active member of several regional and national nonprofit organizations. Simpson is also the founder and lead facilitator of the “Success is a Lifestyle” team, an international team of successful individuals invested in the success of each member.