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Direct Sportslink is a leading celebrity booking agent securing African-American sports talent for corporate speaking engagements, various personal appearances, and product endorsements in North America. A few of the African American sports greats that Direct Sportslink has secured for clients include Joe MorganBo JacksonRonnie LottTony GwynnKenny SmithThurman ThomasRon HarperGeorge GervinEmmitt Smith and Cris Carter. Many of our requests include using the talent as an African-American keynote speaker, at sports camps for instructional sessions, autograph appearances for trade shows, and various other corporate events where the client is looking to make a lasting impression on their guests by securing a well known and recognizable sports celebrity.

Featured African American Booking


Bo Jackson with Cabela's Employees

Audience: Employee Appreciation Day
Location: Sydney, Nebraska
Client: Cabela's

Cabela's was in search of a popular sports star who was also a well known outdoorsman. After several sports celebrity recommendations, Cabela's hired Direct Sportslink to secure Bo Jackson for their annual employee appreciation day. Bo was fantastic. He spent the entire afternoon with their employees and even gave a motivational speech to the local high school football team. Please review the Bo Jackson appearance testimonial above from Cabela's.


At Cabela's, we have extremely high standards of customer service with the vendors we work with. Direct Sportslink provided the quality we expect and the customer service we demand. Cabela's seeks to bring our employees something new and exciting every year at our company picnic and the feedback we received from bringing Bo Jackson to our event has been awesome. The energy at the office is at an all time high thanks to you. I would recommend Direct Sportslink to anyone looking for an expert in the sports celebrity marketplace.

-Cabela's Inc.

Direct Sportslink Clients Include

Direct Sportslink African American Speaker Bookings

John Starks for 3on3
Boost Mobile
David Wilson for Boost Mobile
Higher MPact
Cris Carter for Higher MPact
Charlie Ward for Nissan
George Gervin for RILA
Joe Dumars for MCC

FAQ's and Celebrity Booking Agent Tips

African-American Motivational Keynote Speaker - Q: Does Direct Sportslink assist companies or organizations speciifcally looking to hire an African-American motivational speaker? A: Yes, we have helped numerous companies target the best African-American speaker available based on audience demographics and purpose of the speech. You can view our appearance booking of Emmitt Smith for the NSN as an example. Emmitt, a natural leader and member of numerous championship teams shared his vision with the young black business professionals in attendance.

African-American Sports Celebrity Appearance - Q: Who is the most popular African-American sports celebrity Direct Sportslink has secured for a corporate event? A: We have been fortunate to work with many great sports legends, in particular, our appearance bookings with Herschel Walker, Desmond Howard, Emmitt Smith, Bo Jackson, and Carl Lewis have been widely successful...just to name a few.

African-American Endorsement - Q: Our company is looking specifically for an African-American to endorse our company. Do you have some examples of African-American endorsements you have negotiated? We have been honored to negotiate numerous endorsement contracts for various celebrities. A few African-American endorsements Direct Sportslink has negotiated include Joe Greene for Proctor and Gamble, Herschel Walker for Nissan, Desmond Howard for Nissan, and Roger Craig for Tyson Foods. The endorsement cost will depend on the specific talent, time needed from the celebrity, and rights agreed upon by the corporate client and sports celebrity.