Len Saunders (http://www.lensaunders.com) is an award winning author, motivational speaker in the fight against childhood obesity, and nationally recognized for his innovative wellness events. Most recently, you may have seen Len on such media giants as CNN, Good Morning America, CNBC, The Today Show, ESPN, Nickelodeon, MSNBC, The Fox Channel, as well as the front page of The Wall Street Journal. Most recently, he has authored and published four books.
He has served as a consultant to the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition as well as a spokesperson for the American Heart Association on the topic of childhood obesity. He has written or consulted with various media outlets including Sports Illustrated For Kids magazine, USA Today, FOX News, Yahoo! as well as Muscle And Fitness magazine.
Len has received praise for his leadership in the fight against childhood obesity from professional athletes, celebrities, and President's of the United States, as well as being invited to the White House on numerous occasions. He has also won numerous awards at the state and national levels for his efforts to keep children healthy and fit. Len's approach to children's health, fitness, and wellness is quite simple, but extremely effective. Len is best known for creating Project ACES, an event in which millions of school children worldwide exercise simultaneously in May each year.
Sports Illustrated has called Len "high spirited", while a quote from Ladies Home Journal says, "No one is more committed to building stronger kids than Lenny Saunders."