Bio

FRANKLIN E. MUHAMMAD, EMBA, MHA
Champion, Motivational Speaker,
Founder of Champ Franklin Speaks



Champ Franklin’s story is a testament to resilience, determination, and the power of education. Growing up on the West Side of Chicago, Champ faced unimaginable challenges. At just 12 years old, he became the primary caregiver for his quadriplegic father, who had been shot. Despite the turmoil, including exposure to gangs and violence, Champ’s intelligence and athleticism shone through. His passion for baseball and wrestling were bright spots in a high school career marred by a 1.9 GPA, which wasn’t enough to qualify for college.

Refusing to let his circumstances define him, Champ joined the military immediately after high school. It was on the quarterdeck of Naval Hospital Yokosuka, Japan, in 1993, that he launched his educational journey. Eight years later, Champ earned a BS in Healthcare Management from Southern Illinois University, followed by a Master’s degree in Health Management from Marymount University. His hard work and perseverance earned him a commission as a Lieutenant Junior Grade in the Navy.

Champ’s military career took him around the globe, with duty stations including the USS Enterprise, Kandahar, Afghanistan, Yokosuka and Okinawa, Japan, and Bethesda, Maryland. He has visited more than 30 countries, gaining invaluable experiences and insights.


Franklin Muhammad is a distinguished Intimacy Consultant dedicated to transforming how individuals experience and nurture their intimate connections. As a certified Master Sexpert and Clinical Sexuality Coach trained by the prestigious Dr. Rachael Institute, he possesses the expertise and insight to guide you towards a profound exploration of your unique path to intimacy. With an unwavering commitment to empowering his clients, Franklin goes beyond conventional boundaries to help you unlock your full potential for intimacy. He facilitates a journey of self-discovery, encouraging you to uncover what truly resonates within your relationships. Through a personalized approach, he crafts tailored strategies that enable you to evolve, embrace, and luxuriate in your distinctive and deeply fulfilling intimate connections.

Franklin’s pioneering Intimacy consulting transcends the traditional boundaries of relationship advice. He is passionate about identifying and dismantling the barriers that often hinder the realization of rich, meaningful relationships. Franklin equips you with the tools necessary to cultivate healthy and harmonious connections by providing expert guidance and thought-provoking insights. His guiding philosophy emphasizes personal ownership and responsibility, offering you the power to reshape the course of your relationship journey.

Franklin Muhammad is committed to demystifying societal norms and expectations surrounding relationships. He is your advocate for embracing authenticity, intimacy, and passion in a world where cookie-cutter roles no longer suffice. When you embark on a transformative journey with Franklin, you’re embarking on a path to rediscover, strengthen, and luxuriate in the profound connections you deserve. Elevate your intimacy, enrich your relationships, and experience a newfound depth of love and connection under Franklin’s expert guidance.


Motivational Speaking


As a keynote speaker, Champ Franklin Muhammad brings an electrifying presence and a wealth of wisdom to any stage. Prepare to be captivated and inspired as he shares his extraordinary journey, illuminating the path to greatness for your audience. With a unique ability to connect with diverse audiences, Champ possesses the power to leave a lasting impact on individuals and organizations alike.

When you invite Champ Franklin to your event, you’re asking an individual whose life story is a source of inspiration and a testament to the unyielding spirit of a great American. Whether unlocking the secrets to leadership, fostering effective teamwork, or enhancing organizational readiness, Champ brings unparalleled expertise and passion to every engagement.


Stay F.R.E.S.H. Program

Champ Franklin empowers students to stay F.R.E.S.H.:

  • Friends: Building supportive and uplifting friendships that create a positive school environment.
    • “True friends lift you higher. Let’s create a network of encouragement and support.”
  • Resilience: Overcoming obstacles with determination and strength.
    • “Life’s challenges are stepping stones to greatness. Together, we can find solutions that build character and fortify our pursuit towards excellence.
  • Education: Education is a journey, not a destination.
    • “Knowledge is power. Embrace learning, and watch doors of opportunity open.”
  • Service: Giving back to the community and helping others.
    • “Service builds character.”
  • Healing: Fostering emotional and mental well-being.
    • “Healing starts from within. Taking care of your mental health is the best thing you can do for yourself.”

Through motivational talks and interactive workshops, Champ instills these core values, preparing students to embrace their educational journey with confidence and enthusiasm.


Click here to schedule your next event and embark on a transformative experience that will elevate your audience, inspire your organization, and forever transform the lives of those fortunate enough to be exposed to the brilliance of Champ Franklin Muhammad. Remember, the sky is the limit, and with Champ, you’re not stopping at the moon – you’re reaching past the stars.

Testimonials


“I’ve never seen our 7th graders so engaged and inspired. Champ has a unique ability to connect with them on a personal level.” – Principal Miller, Saint Malachy.  


“Champ Franklin is a beacon of hope and inspiration. His journey from adversity to success motivates us all to aim higher.” – CEO James Benton, Benton Youth Initiative. 


“Champ’s story resonated deeply with our students. His message of resilience and hope is exactly what they needed to hear.” – Administrator, D. Williams, SW Charlotte STEM Academy.


Intimacy Consultant


Click Here to Download Gottman Institute’s Feeling’s Wheel Developed by Dr. Gloria Wilcox


Franklin Muhammad speaking on Revisiting the 14 Arousal Zones


Join Live Podcast on Mondays and Wednesdays at 8 PM EST!

Upcoming Event

Becoming a “High Reliable” Partner: A Workshop for Singles and Couples

Join us at the Allegra Westbrooks Regional Library—Beatties Ford Road for an engaging workshop designed for singles and couples alike. Whether you’re navigating the dating scene or looking to strengthen your current relationship, this event is for you! Learn valuable insights and practical tips on how to become a reliable partner. Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your relationships and connect with others meaningfully.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the traits of a “high reliable” partner
  • Master communication techniques that foster trust and understanding
  • Learn how to manage expectations and resolve conflicts effectively
  • Gain insights into maintaining long-term emotional connections

This workshop is ideal for anyone committed to personal growth and improving their relationship dynamics. Whether single, dating or in a committed relationship, you’ll leave with the tools necessary to become a more dependable and understanding partner.

Click to Register: Becoming a High Reliable Partner

Contact Us

Email: Franklin Muhammad
Phone: (843) 730-2618 


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