August 15, 2017
BRIAN CUBAN JOINS TAYLOR HOOTON FOUNDATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Best-Selling Author and Renowned Motivational Speaker Brings Invaluable Experiences to Assist in the Foundation’s Advocacy Against Appearance and Performance Enhancing Drug UseMcKinney, Texas (date) – The Taylor Hooton Foundation announced today that Brian Cuban, author of two best-selling books and highly-sought-after public speaker, has joined its Board of Directors. The Taylor Hooton Foundation is widely acknowledged as the leader in the advocacy against appearance and performance enhancing drug use by the youth of America. “We are very pleased to have Brian join our distinguished Board of Directors and look forward to working with him to help further our message across the U.S., Canada and Latin America,” said Taylor Hooton Foundation President Donald Hooton Jr.. “For years, Brian has been an advocate against the abuse of anabolic steroids. He understands that there is a need for education and awareness for those who aren’t interested in participating in athletics, but are seeking to improve their appearance and feel better about themselves. His experience with drug prevention and spreading awareness is going to help us impact more young lives and lives of their adult influencers” Mr. Cuban has spoken at colleges and universities across the United States and in Canada, sharing his first-hand experiences about living with, and recovering from, clinical depression, eating disorders, drug addiction and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). He has keynoted prestigious events such the Entertainment Industries Council Third Annual Media and Mental Health Awards and has appeared on national talk shows such as The Katie Couric Show to discuss the above issues. Mr. Cuban also writes extensively on these subjects with his columns appearing on CNN.com, Foxnews.com and The Huffington Post and in online and print newspapers around the world. “Having personally experienced the damage that steroid addiction can inflict for no other reason than to feel better about myself and fit in, I am thrilled to be part of the Taylor Hooton Foundation mission to educate our youth.” Said Taylor Hooton Foundation’s newest Board Member. To date, the Taylor Hooton Foundation has spoken to and educated more than one-million people across the U.S., Canada and Latin America thanks to their many supporters including their primary sponsor Major League Baseball. Additionally, the THF has put together an Advisory Board that consists of 40 of the best Major League Baseball players, including at least one representative from each of the 30 teams, who have stepped forward to be role models to help enlighten people to the truth about appearance and performance enhancing substances.