Princeton Irvin Parker uses his gift of speaking to inspire and empower audiences of all ages, races, and creeds to pursue purpose. With a fun, relevant energy and soul stirring speaking style, Princeton imparts wisdom, compassion, and motivation to every listener. Affectionately called the "kid preacher", Princeton began public speaking at age two. He preached his first sermon at age four, and was licensed as a minister at age seven by the Church of God in Christ. He has delivered speeches in various cities and states. From the California State Assembly Floor, to the University of Southern California, to the Walt Disney World Stage, Princeton has a message of purpose that can be translated in any arena. Whether young students or seasoned professionals with families, Princeton is able to relate to all audiences with humor, passion, and a voice that has many calling him “the Dr. King of this generation”. January 15, 2004, Princeton was the first person his age to speak on the State Assembly floor in Sacramento, California.
There he recited a speech he put together titled “I AM” as a tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. After speaking for a ceremony involving the Los Angeles Police Department, he was named Honorary Chief of Police by the former Los Angeles Police Chief Bernard Parks. During the 2000 Democratic Convention held in Los Angeles, California, Princeton had the opportunity to officially welcome Democratic delegates to the convention at a welcome reception. In November of 2001, Princeton preached at the historic Mason Temple during International Church of God in Christ Convocation in Memphis, Tennessee. In March of 2011, Princeton had the opportunity to attend the Disney Dreamers Academy in Orlando, Florida. He now serves as a member of the Speaker's Resource Group alongside Steve Harvey and Yolanda Adams, a panel of celebrities and speakers who mentor students at the annual Disney Dreamer’s Academy. Princeton is a national speaker, HuffingPost Contributor, leadership consultant and workshop facilitator. In March of 2011, Princeton had the opportunity to attend the Disney Dreamers Academy in Orlando, Florida. He now serves as a member of the Speakers Resource Group alongside Steve Harvey and Yolanda Adams, a panel of celebrities and speakers who mentor students at the annual Disney Dreamer’s Academy. Princeton is a proud trojan who graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Communication. After graduating from college, Princeton launched the “Building Without a Blueprint” podcast; a show for people who feel called to build something bigger than themselves, but have no explanation or representation of how to bring it to pass. Through sermons, interviews, and talks on the show, Princeton inspires those who have a WHAT, but no HOW. Princeton is also the founder and CEO of Building Without A Blueprint LLC, an organization that houses all of his media enterprises and mentors young leaders in high school and college who are pursuing their purpose. In addition to ministry and motivational speaking Princeton has a heart for music. As a songwriter, musician, and vocalist, he has won numerous awards and recognitions. Princeton is a member of Crusade Christian Faith Center in Inglewood, CA where he serves as the worship pastor and young adult pastor. He lives by the motto: “With God as your foundation, and purpose as your motivation: keep building.”