Hundreds gathered in midst of the Super Bowl LI weekend to attend The Made Man celebrity red carpet awards reception in Houston presented by Blueprint Global Group, 100 Black Men of America, 100 Black Men Metropolitan Houston, Morehouse Alumni Association Houston Chapter and Upscale Magazine. The Made Man awards is an international multi-market corporate and community initiative designed to showcase philanthropy and honor the extraordinary achievements of notable African American male celebrities and influencers from various walks of life. The celebrity star-studded red carpet reception featured guests like NFL Super Bowl 50 champion Corey Nelson of the NFL Denver Broncos, Tony Hills of the NFL New Orleans Saints, Dominique Jones of the NFL Miami Dolphins, Nat Berhe of the NFL New York Giants, Marvin Dickerson, Vice Chairman of 100 Black Men of America, Mayor of Houston Sylvester Turner, Kenneth Robinson, Jr. President of 100 Black Men Metropolitan Houston, Frazier K. Wilson, Vice President of the Shell Foundation, Congressman Al Green of the U.S. House of Representatives 9th District of Texas and more.
Attendees enjoyed h’orderves and complimentary signature cocktails by Grand Marnier, LinkedIN Live networking session and donated gently worn business attire for the signature 1000 Suits Empowerment Drive. The Made Man awards will continue to its next stop on Thursday, February 16th in New Orleans just in time for All-Star Weekend. For more information, event schedule and tickets, visit www.TheMadeMan.org. Join the conversation on Instagram and Twitter via @BlueprintGlobal and #TheMadeMan.
Special Thank You to Partners and Vendors
100 Black Men of America, Inc.
A Few Good Men
Black Enterprise Magazine
Blueprint Group Global
Morehouse Alumni Association Houston Chapter
National Urban League
Project Zero Entertainment
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The Made Man Awards
Honorees at mentoring students at Sterling High School prior to the reception.
Honoree and NFL star Tony Hills of the New Orleans Saints with
Chimere Norris of Naturally Happy Hair
Honorees and Executive Members of the 100 Black Men Metropolitan Houston with
Ky Dele, Founder & Creator of The Made Man Awards
Honoree and Comedian, Marcus D. Wiley Honoree
Honoree and Pastor Terrance Johnson of Higher Dimension Church
Upscale Magazine provided complimentary editions for guests.
Guests donated suits and gently worn business attire for
The Made Man awards suit drive.