Germany Kent Named as Presenter for International Trailblazer Awards

Kent will share stage with previously announced honorees Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Brent Grimes, Ken Watts, Lamman Rucker and others

Actress Germany Kent has been confirmed to be a presenter at the International Trailblazer Awards. 
The media personality, social activist and philanthropist, has joined the list of stars who will be handing out the prizes at the ceremony. 


Jaby Inc., the producer of the awards show, announced Kent’s participation, via Facebook.


A post on the official International Trailblazer Awards account read: “We are happy to announce that Ms.Germany Kent will be a celebrity presenter at the 2017 International Trailblazer Awards”. 


The International Trailblazer Awards recognizes ordinary people doing outstanding things in the community while raising funds to send children to college.

2017 Honorees include Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Player Brent Grimes, Greenleaf's Lamman Rucker, DeKalb Superior Court Judge Gregory A. Adams, Fairfield Baptist Church Pastor Michael Benton, Apostle Tim Atunnise, Atlanta Voice Publisher Janis L. Ware, Junior Chef Lauryn Strong, Marine Veteran Col. William Cunningham, and Veteran Newscaster Ken Watts.

To learn more about the International Trailblazer Awards, visit their website at

In her book, "You Are What You Tweet", Kent teaches people how to create a happier, healthier life. The book, which has garnered international attention, has been featured by multiple bloggers and TV outlets and has received praise from K-12 educators, college professors, government officials, parents, and students. The award-winning book has the versatility to impact wide audiences and has left its mark.

Kent, a bestselling and multi award-winning author, has been featured on Criminal Minds, Jessie, Graceland and in dozens of national commercials including starring in advertisements for Nike, Verizon, Coors Light, AT&T, Carrier, eHarmony and Disney. For her professional accomplishments, Kent has been honored with a Global Philanthropy Award from Empower Magazine, featured in Inc. Magazine, Fast Company, The Examiner and countless others. She has been named one of the Top 100 women in social media marketing and one of the Top 100 individuals to follow on Twitter.


Kent was recently named to the Hall of Fame at North Panola High School, becoming the first person to be inducted. She will be honored with a Woman of the Year award at the Faith Awards on July 22 in Monroe, Louisiana. 

The International Trailblazer Awards are scheduled for July 16 at the Porter Sanford Performing Arts Center in Decatur, Georgia.

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