Lamar Odom

Two-time NBA world champion with the Los Angeles Lakers and author
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Speaking Topics

Mamba Mentality

Lamar is inspired by his best friend Kobe Bryant every day. He carries the Mamba Mentality mantra in his pocket and does his best to live by the creed: a constant quest to be the best version of one’s self. What did the Mamba Mentality mean to Kobe, what does it mean for Lamar every day, and what does it mean for you?

From Darkness to Light Using Alternative Treatments

Lamar Odom’s inspiring journey of recovery is chronicled in the incredible documentary, Lamar Odom Reborn. The film follows Lamar’s skyrocket climb to the top, downward spiral into addiction, and inspiring comeback with the aid of psychedelic medicines. Unlike anything you’ve ever seen before. Lamar is available for screenings of the film and Q&A about alternative treatments for mental health issues.

Speaking Up About Mental Health

Through his personal struggles and triumphs, Lamar has become a passionate advocate for mental health. Especially as an African American male, he felt the weight of the heavy stigma surrounding his addiction and anxiety, which led him to hide his struggles from even those closest to him. Now sober and living each day as a gift, he is on a mission to help others speak up and get the help they need. Lamar shares his personal story incredible climb to the top, downward spiral into addiction, and inspiring comeback.


The world knows Lamar Odom as a two-time NBA world champion who rocketed to uncharted heights of fame thanks to being a member of both the storied Los Angeles Lakers and the ubiquitous Kardashian empire.

But who is Lamar Odom, really?

Fans have long praised his accessibility and genuine everyman quality; he is a binding talent who has suffered a series of heartaches, setback, and loss. But until now, his most candid moments have remained behind closed doors, sometimes face down on the floor.

Lamar is an author whose exclusive and revealing memoir, Darkness to Light, recounts the highs and lows of fame and his struggle with his demons along the way to self-discovery and redemption. From the pain of his unraveled marriage to Khloe Kardashian to the harmful vices he used to cope–and the near-death experience that made him rethink everything about his life–this is Lamar Odom as you have never seen him before.

Lamar Odom is a father of three with natural born talent from the ghetto of Jamaica Queens, NY. He is a movie star who was just “Reborn,” a gamer who will hand you your ass on Twitch, and a man passionately pursuing his dreams and refusing to live quietly in the shadows while he rebounds after his fall from grace.

Speaker Requirements

Client is responsible for a well-lit podium, a handheld microphone and a bottle of water. An attached microphone is acceptable, but no lavalier microphones.
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