Maurice ‘Mo’ Evans
Basketball Legend | Philanthropist | Humanitarian
“If we only focus on the win- we will never achieve our goals.” ~Maurice ‘Mo’ Evans
Three words that have stayed with Mo throughout his career – do your best. It’s not only about winning but also about doing your best for your team and for yourself. Becoming a professional athlete takes grit and endurance. If we only focus on the win- we will never achieve our goals. That’s what Mo shares when he takes center stage. Teams learn to thrive under pressure and become one.
BIO for Maurice ‘Mo’ Evans
Basketball legend Maurice ‘Mo’ Evans is best known for his strong defense and athleticism. Evans is a successful, award-winning motivational speaker and entrepreneur inspiring others to win whatever the odds. Master storyteller and accomplished speaker, Evans inspires Fortune 5000 and individuals to focus on what matters most – perseverance, achieving peak performance, developing winning teams, strong leadership, and uncovering hidden opportunities.
When meeting Mo, you first notice his height. But his influence, outstanding leadership skills, and character quality go much deeper. Mo spent two of his eleven-year professional basketball career in the NBA and two years playing overseas in Greece. His integrity on and off the court led to numerous civic awards.
With his team-building acumen from the courts of the Sacramento Kings, Detroit Pistons, and Atlanta Hawks to the Los Angeles Lakers, Evans stands out as a team-building expert.
Evans is president and board member of the Legends of Basketball, NBPRA Chapter of Houston supporting retired NBA players’ needs.
The Co-Owner/ Brand Manager for Esther’s Cajun Cafe & Soulfood, COO of The MOLO Agency, and Executive Producer of her nationally syndicated talk show “The Flow” on the “Believe It Network.”
Beyond his impressive accomplishments on the court, Mo embodies strong values characterized by integrity, humility, and an unwavering sense of purpose. He epitomizes what it means to be an inspiration to today’s young athletes, encouraging others to follow in their footsteps and achieve greatness.
Attendees will learn
Alongside his wife, Dru Evans, this power duo is the founder of “The MOLO Life,” a nonprofit organization supporting young adults to achieve their goals. One of Mo’s favorite activities is where he teaches important life skills, which he consistently delivers to the corporate world to help build winning teams and effective leaders.
Mo is an authentic and true original who personifies greatness and is one of the most compassionate figures in sports with an extraordinary record of giving back through his work with numerous charities.
Mo played 11 years professionally (9-NBA, 2-FIBA). 1 Season in BIG-3. Served 4-years as the VP of the NBA Players Association.
NOTABLE SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
NBA All-star Gospel Celebration, NBRPA, Boys and Girls Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, JPAR Realtors, Wyndham Hotels, CIO Synergy, GSK, UT Austin, and many more.
MAURICE ‘Mo’ EVANS is available as master of ceremonies, mainstage speaker, & public appearances.