Honorees at The Made Man Awards in Atlanta

Last night, hundreds gathered to attend The Made Man red carpet awards reception in Atlanta presented by Blueprint Global Group, 100 Black Men of America, Morehouse Alumni Association and Upscale Magazine. The Made Man awards is an international multi-market corporate and community initiative designed to showcase philanthropy and honor the extraordinary achievements of notable African American male celebrities and influencers from various walks of life. The celebrity star-studded red carpet reception featured guests like R&B recording artists Jill Scott, Meelah Williams, Grammy award winning producer and honoree Bryan Michael Cox, drummer/producer and honoree Lil John Roberts, Christina Johnson of vh1’s “Hollywood Exes”, honoree Bernard Bronner of Bronner Bros. and more.

Attendees enjoyed h’orderves, LinkedIN Live networking session and donated gently worn business attire for the signature 1000 Suits Empowerment Drive. The Made Man awards will continue to its next stop on Thursday, February 2nd in Houston just in time for Super Bowl LI. For more information, event schedule and tickets, visit Join the conversation on Instagram and Twitter via @BlueprintGlobal and #TheMadeMan.

We come together all the time to honor women, as we should. It’s amazing to see a room full of accomplished, amazing Made Men.

Here’s a partial list of the Atlanta 2017 HONOREES:

Antwon Davis – Co-Founder & CEO, Spendefy

Bernard Bronner – CEO, Bronner Bros

Brian Pauling – President/CEO, 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

Bryan-Micheal Cox – Multi-instrumentalist, Producer, and Songwriter

Carlos Emmons – NFL Alumni, Owner, Wet Willies

Ceasar C. Mitchell – President, Atlanta City Council

Chaka Zulu – Entertainment Executive Mogul

Curley M. Dossman Jr. – National Chairman, 100 Black Men of America, Inc

Ed Lover – Radio Personality The Boom 97.5, Host of “The Ed Lover Show ”

Eugene H Harris III, MD – Emergency Medicine Physician, Co-Founder NomadMD, BravoTV personality

Hurricane Dave – Vice President, Programming in Atlanta, Radio One

Jason Geter – Entertainment Executive Mogul

Joey Womack – Founder/CEO, Amplify4Good and Co-Founder, Goodie Nation

John Roberts – Drummer/Producer (Janet Jackson, Stevie Wonder, BET, George Duke)

Kadeem Dunwell – Founder & CEO, The Young Entrepreneurs of Atlanta Foundation, Inc.

Kwanza Hall – Atlanta City Council District 2

Lance Robertson – Executive Director, National Black & Latino Council USA

Nick F. Nelson – Principal and Chief Marketing Officer, LIQUID SOUL

Richard Dunn – Owner, Muddy Waters Concert and Tom, Dick and Hanks

Roderick E. Edmond, M.D., J.D.– Attorney

Ryan Cameron – Radio Host, Ryan Cameron Morning Show, V-103

Ryan Wilson, Co-Founders, The Gathering Spot

Shadeed Abdul-Salaam – President, Morehouse Alumni Association Atlanta Chapter.

Steven Campbell – CEO, iWeave

Terrence Carter – Founder, Project Serenitee Homeless Ministry and Serenitee Media,

Thomas “Tommy” Dortch – Chairman Emeritus, 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

Tim Davies – Vice President/General Manager, Radio One

Check out a few pics below.

Honoree Brian Pauling, President & CEO of 100 Black Men of America
President, Official Pro Players and Vice President, NFLPA Metro Atlanta Chapter
(L-R) Honoree Bernard Bronner (Bronner Bros.),
Jill Scott (Grammy-Winning R&B Recording Artist) and husband Mike Dobson, Honoree Hurricane Dave (Radio One), Ky Dele (Founder & Creator of The Made Man Awards), Honoree Mitch Henry (Radio One),
and Keymanna Paulas (Keymanna Management)
Miss Jill Scott was in the building to support.

Upscale Magazine provided complimentary editions for guests.
Guests donated suits and gently worn business attire for
The Made Man awards suit drive.
My favorite drummer (and friend). Honoree Lil John Roberts!
When John’s not on tour with Janet Jackson, he’s teaching kids all over the world.
Super producer Bryan Michael Cox told us the importance of men coming together in times like these.

Christina Johnson of VH1 came out to support some amazing men.

Photos: Marcus Ingram, Shawn Bell, Jerome Dorn