Chapel Series Opening Keynote Speaker

Hettenhausen Center for the Arts

400 North Alton Street
Lebanon, IL 62254

Phone: (618) 537-6863
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Fran Charles, Jr. comes to speak about leadership at McKendree University.  As one of the rising anchors for the Major League Baseball (MLB) Network, Fran Charles is no stranger to the personal and professional lives of star athletes. Charles’s range of diverse experiences with a variety of sports through the medium of broadcasting has provided him some unique perspectives. Mr. Charles began his career after graduating from a St. Louis high school at KSDK-TV. With his degree from Columbia School of Journalism, Charles has moved up the ranks of sports analysts to work alongside Kurt Warner, Brian Billick, Jim Mora, and Deion Sanders and others. Charles was also featured in EA Sports’ Madden NFL 10 as the main host of “The Extra Point”. He and his wife, Gina, and two children live in New Jersey.

Wednesday, September 13, 2017


Center for Faith & Spirituality

Phone: (618) 537-6962
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