Kentucky State University to Feature Speaker from NFL
Kentucky Ag Connection - 10/12/2018
Kentucky State University, in partnership with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, will host a former National Football League (NFL) player and current vice president of wellness and clinical services for the NFL as part of an ongoing annual series of
Dwight Hollier, a national board-certified counselor and licensed professional counselor, will speak at Kentucky State University Nov. 27 at 11 a.m. in David H. Bradford Hall. The public is invited to attend.
Hollier oversees the Total Wellness initiative for the NFL. Hollier's mission and goal is assisting current and former NFL players in achieving optimal wellness.
According to his biography, Hollier has worked to enhance awareness and education around important pyscho-social issues and has been a champion of reducing the stigma surrounding the help-seeking behavior of athletes.
Prior to joining the NFL, Hollier worked with athletes and other individuals at a private practice in Charlotte, North Carolina committed to assisting individuals achieve success in all areas of their lives.
Through his career, Hollier has developed a passion for assisting individuals reach their maximum potential through his experience as an elite athlete.
Hollier earned a master's degree in mental health counseling from Nova Southeastern University in Florida while playing for the Miami Dolphins. Hollier's professional football career lasted nine years, including a stint with the Indianapolis Colts.