Received Oprah’s Use Your Life Award

Received Oprah’s Use Your Life Award

On May 7, 2003, John Hope Bryant was selected by Oprah Winfrey and the Oprah’s Angel Foundation to receive the Use Your Life Award, along with a $100,000 gift, donated to the work of Operation HOPE in Chicago, on the Oprah Winfrey Show.
Historical Marker honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Historical Marker honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In April 2017, a historical marker, also inspired by Bryant, working alongside friend and HOPE board member Bryan Jordan, CEO of First Horizon Bank in TN, to honor the final flight of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Memphis on April 3, 1968, was installed at the...

Appointed Goodwill Ambassador of UNCTAD

In May 1998, John Hope Bryant was appointed the first-ever United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Goodwill Ambassador for Partners for Development to the United States of America.