Marques Ogden attended Howard University and was drafted into the NFL in 2003. He retired after 5 years to pursue a career in construction and contracting and founded Kayden Premier Enterprises. In 2010, Marques won The African American Subcontractor of the Year Award in Maryland, but soon went bankrupt after that, losing almost 2 million dollars in a matter of 90 days. During his darkest hours, Marques pulled himself together, and with hard work and determination, became an inspirational keynote speaker, executive coach, best-selling author, and marketing leader.
Inspirational keynote speaker, executive coach, best-selling author, and marketing leader, helping to build the success of others
Drafted into the NFL as an offensive lineman and played professional football for five years
Founded a construction company
Won the African American Subcontractor of the Year Award in Maryland
Lost almost two million dollars on one project in 90 days, forcing the company into bankruptcy
Pulled himself together, got a part-time job as a custodian, and applied hard work and determination to embark upon a speaking career