Stamford, CT native Guy A. Fortt invited to attend White House celebration for “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative

Stamford, CT February 29, 2016

Guy A. Fortt aka the Fearless At 50 Guy, will be attending the White House 2nd Anniversary Celebration of President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper Initiative on February 29th, 2016. As the official Community Leader from Stamford, CT other attendees include White House Senior Administration Officials, Federal Agencies, Private Sector and Community Leaders and nationally recognized stakeholders in the My Brother's Keeper program.

Fortt, a retired firefighter, is a dedicated community service-minded individual who works to improve the lives of many Stamford children through his ForttSports programs. He has mentored countless young men and women with his NY vs NE 7 on 7 Football Challenge, the Khairi Fortt Foundation and Mill River Productions. The fundamental basis for each of his community initiatives is “saving lives, changing lives for all youth.” 

"I am honored to be invited to the White House as a Stamford, Connecticut Ambassador for the President's My Brother's Keeper Initiative," said Fortt.  "President Obama and I are both Columbia University alum and share the same values regarding the importance of mentoring and helping to elevate our world's youth, Fortt added."  

To interview Guy A. Fortt or learn more about the programs he runs contact publicist Tandi Wilder at She Got Game Media (305) 520-9703.

About Guy Fortt

Guy earned his M.S. in Sports Management from Columbia University. He is a sought after motivational speaker and provides youth sports mentorship through his company ForttSports,LLC

Fortt, an actor, was recently featured as the Fearless At 50 Guy in the AARP's National Advertising Campaign which aired leading up to the Superbowl.  

In addition to his stage and cinema work, Fortt has also found success in television having appeared on diverse shows including Law & Order SVU, Netflix's Jessica Jones, and Saturday Night Live. 

A seasoned theater presence who studied at Shaw University in Raleigh, NC, Fort has been featured on Broadway in Oprah Winfrey’s The Color Purple. For years he has brought his unique flavor to an impressive variety of roles in New York City and Connecticut, commanding the stage in productions of Charles H. Fullers A Soldiers Play, August Wilson's Seven Guitars, and Tennessee Williams A Streetcar Named Desire among others. 

In Hollywood, Guy holds his own working alongside the film industry’s best in such projects as Director David Frankel's The Devil Wears Prada starring Meryl Streep; director Sydney Pollack’s The Interpreter, and Don’t Nobody Love the Game More Than Me, directed by Martha Pinson and winner of the Toronto Online Film Award. 

To interview Guy Fortt contact Publicist Tandi Wilder at She Got Game Media (305) 520-9703 or email Follow the #FearlessAt50Guy  #fearless@50Guy, @forttsports  

About My Brother's Keeper Initiative

President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper initiative to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color and ensure that all young people can reach their full potential.
Through this initiative, the Administration is joining with cities and towns, businesses, and foundations who are taking important steps to connect young people to mentoring, support networks, and the skills they need to find a good job or go to college and work their way into the middle class. (White House Website)  For more details visit the White House Website