Known as the “Minister of Groove,” Zoro is an internationally-renowned rock star, motivational speaker, master storyteller, and author. He is one of the world’s most respected and award-winning drummers, and throughout his more than 30-year career, Zoro consistently has been voted the number one R&B drummer and clinician by the premier music industry publications Modern Drummer, Drum!, and Rhythm Magazine. Zoro has written two critically-acclaimed books: Soar! 9 Proven Keys for Unlocking Your Limitless Potential and The Big Gig: Big-Picture Thinking for Success. Both books provide articulate, self-lived messages of purpose, passion, and perseverance that light the way for others to find hope and inspiration, and to reach for higher ground.
A husband, father, and ordained minister, Zoro established Zoro International Ministries (ZIM), a nonprofit organization that equips young adults with the essential tools needed to discover, develop, and deploy their God-given gifts in order to live a life of intention, impact, and adventure.
A powerful and purposeful communicator, Zoro connects with all generations because he’s real, relevant, and relatable. The indelible mark he makes with his words, music, and life continues to have a profound impact on those who come across his path.