1997 Scholar

The Purpose Trap: Reimagine Your Life’s Work

Daron K. Roberts is a former NFL coach and founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation (CSLi) at the University of Texas. He is the author of A Kids Book About Empathy and Call an Audible. A Kids Book About Empathy was named to “Oprah’s Favorite Things” list
and Call an Audible was tabbed as a #1 New Release and Best Seller by Amazon. Sports Illustrated selected the book as one of its “Best Sports Business Books.”

A former venture capital partner, Daron is an active investor and private equity advisor.

He currently serves as the co-founder of Monetize Your Message. MYM empowers professionals to launch and leverage their speaking business.

An active writer on issues ranging from corporate culture to leadership, Roberts was honored as LinkedIn’s #1 Top Voice in Sports. He is a graduate of the University of Texas, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Law School.

He and his wife, Hilary, chase five children through the streets of Austin, Texas.