Steven Thomas Global

"Dream On The Next Level."

Winning in this game we call life does not happen by chance… rather it happens by choice. Never in the history of the world has more information been so readily available to tell us how to be successful. However, what’s more important than the information is the source in which it comes from. In a world drowning with success coaches, life gurus, & motivational speakers Steven Thomas, also known as KING NXT LVL (next level), is the definitive voice of how to truly take your life and dreams to the next level.

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Meet Steven Thomas

Re-defining Motivational Speaking

Steven Thomas was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi with family roots from Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from Brigham Young University- Idaho with a bachelor’s degree in University Studies with an emphasis in history, sociology, and coaching. He received his teaching certification while in the Master of Arts in Teaching program at Jackson State University, has earned a graduate certificate in Executive Leadership from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and is currently studying in the Master of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies program at Belhaven University.

From 2011 to 2013 Steven was an educator at Forest Hill High School; an at-risk inner-city high school in Jackson, Mississippi. While there he coached the Forest Hill Lady Patriots basketball team to back-to-back State Championships.

Steve is a 5-time bodybuilding champion and an 8-time Nationally Qualified athlete winning titles in both Men’s Bodybuilding & Men’s Physique classes. He became a fitness model in 2015 for multiple companies, has obtained multiple fitness sponsorship/endorsements, and continues to represent high profile companies whose products are sold all over the world. He is the founder and CEO of the NXT LVL Empire, LLC; a company whose focus is to help elevate the lives of others to the next level through faith, family, fitness, goal setting, proper nutrition, and training. Steve is the founder and President of Steven Thomas Global, a motivational speaking and consulting firm. Steven is also the Director of Mentoring at BYU- Pathway Worldwide which serves over 60,000 students in 160+ countries.

Steven is a seasoned educator, champion athlete, champion basketball coach, a powerful public and motivational speaker, natural leader, an entrepreneur, and a dedicated husband to his wife Shelley and father to his two children (his pride and joy) Brooklyn and Jaiden. While having the opportunity to travel to countries all over the world and meeting people from all walks of life, he finds the most joy helping others realize the power within themselves and helping them reach their full potential.

Speaking Venues

"Growing up in Mississippi, the poorest state in the United States of America, many of us never made it out. For those of us who did we are determined to help others reach their fullest potential and live life on the next level."


Fitness Motivation

Conquer Every Goal


Keynote Speaking

Meaningful & Memorable


Corporate & Professional Development

Next Level Strategies for Success

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Youth & At-Risk Populations

Influence Generations

Highly-acclaimed Speeches Include:

F7 Strategy: Taking your business, life, & goals to the next level

Life Lessons Learned in a Crack House

Soul Child & Doug: The Making of a King

The Art (not sport) of Bodybuilding

Finding and Reaching out to the One: Lessons from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Influencing Others: The Lost Art of Caring

Hustle & Muscle ... Grit & Fit

E+R =O


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Audience Testimonials

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He has that sort of personality where you just know it's authentic... he truly cares about my success. He motivated me to be better simply by keeping it real with me. There are no shortcuts to success in life, but he'll help show you the right way.

- Amber B.

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