Pervis Taylor, III is an award-winning celebrity life/identity coach, inspirational speaker, contributor and author. Pervis is a graduate of the University of Miami, where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing.
After graduation, Pervis launched his career in New York City, working in the entertainment industry. He spent his early career working and interning for iconic brands such as Def Jam Recordings and the National Association of Recording Arts and Sciences, also known as the Grammy’s. From there, Pervis was discovered by a talent manager who signed him to the prestigious modeling/talent agency Wilhelmina Models, where he pursued a career as a print model and actor.
After appearing in commercials, feature films and print ads, Pervis discovered his true passion for inspiring others to reach their most maximized life.
He has written two international-selling, inspirational books, Pervis Principles Volumes 1 & 2 and is co-author of the relationship book, Single Man, Married Man, which won The Award Judge Organization New Book Award for best relationship book.
When Pervis is not writing, he spends much of his time life coaching and equipping his clients for greatness. His clients range from celebrities to young adults. His young adult clients, especially young men of color, are near and dear to his heart. Pervis has been called an Emotional Health Specialist, as he aims to help young men to discover their identity through developing healthy masculinity and emotional intelligence.
He also encourages the masses daily with his #BEGREAT morning inspirational messages via social media. He has worked with various organizations, such as New York City Department of Education, Red Hook Initiative, YWCA, DC Trust, and Young Men’s Initiative and more.
As a speaker, Pervis has delivered several keynote speeches at graduations, non-profits and national conferences. As an expert life coach, he has contributed to a strong list of publications that include Black Enterprise, Vibe, and Beliefnet, to name a few.
Black Enterprise Magazine named Pervis a “BE Modern Man” for his contribution to excellence in his field of life coaching. In addition to Black Enterprise, Pervis and his work has been featured on Fox, The Today Show, Daily Mail UK, Essence Magazine, The Root, and The Network Journal.
Pervis was recently featured on the Centric show BEING as award-winning actress Lisa Nicole Carson's life coach.
Currently, Pervis is finishing up a his graduate degree from Columbia University as well as working with new clients and organizations. Pervis resides in Brooklyn, New York.