Actor & Youth Advocate
Hill Harper is an award-winning actor, best-selling author, and philanthropist. Harper starred on the CBS TV drama CSI: NY from 2004 to 2013. As of March 2013, he joined the USA Network spy drama Covert Affairs. Harper is the author of four New York Times bestsellers and he has earned seven NAACP Image Awards for his writing and acting. He is founder of the Manifest Your Destiny Foundation, dedicated to empowering underserved youth through mentorship, scholarship, and grant programs. Read More >
"Folks are still gushing over Mr. Harper's commencement speech. He was engaging and immediately connected to our graduates as well as members of the audience. in over 40 commencement ceremonies in which they have participated, Mr. Harper's speech ranked in their top five."
"It was amazing. Hill did a phenomenal job. The students loved him and were moved by his message."
"You are fantastic! You gave me permission to “double my dream.” You are a gentleman and a scholar. Your kindness and courtesy to our “almost” stampeding audience is truly appreciated."
"The Commencement address was engaging and inspiring. As was evident from the audience’s enthusiastic reaction to your wise words, you helped to make the day even more memorable for our students, their families, and all in attendance."
"Hill Harper was awesome! People sat at the edge of their seats unable to move. He made each person feel as if he was speaking directly to them. By all feedback, regardless of age, everyone received a golden nugget for their lives or situation. His message was life changing!"
"Hill Harper was amazing!! He got a tremendous response and was very engaging!! The book signing was sold out and we ended up having to hustle him on because his limo was waiting. He was very gracious and generous with his time. We will highly recommend him to other clients and people looking for an excellent speaker."