ABOUT DURO AKINREMI

Duro is an international transformational speaker, author, teacher, and singer-songwriter

Duro teaching that the difficulties of life are nothing more than stepping-stones by which we attain our destiny. H

Perseverance in adversity describes the life of Duro Akinremi. Born in Nigeria Africa, Duro’s life challenges started at a tender age of seven when he was left with family friends, who treated him more like a slave than as a child under their care. This was the beginning of a life that would be marked with many challenges and adversity. Left to care for himself at the age of fifteen, while living in British Colombia, Duro struggled with a life of deep loneliness and great difficulty.

Through determination, Duro finished high school and later went on to attain his Bachelor of Theology Degree. Duro bought his first house at the age of twenty and was bankrupt at the age of twenty-two. Duro worked as a real estate agent and then went on to work as a successful financial advisor with Sun Life Financial. Duro’s greatest sorrow came with the mysterious death of his middle son James, and about a year later, Duro’s brother, grandmother, and aunty also died, adding to his pain and depression. Through the crucible of suffering, sorrow, loss, and loneliness, Duro has learned that there is power gained through pain, and there is victory and peace gained through perseverance. and faith in Jesus Christ. 

Duro is an international transformational speaker, author, teacher, and singer-songwriter. He communicates the power of perseverance with beautiful music and inspiring speeches. Duro teaching that the difficulties of life are nothing more than stepping-stones by which we attain our destiny. He teaches that difficulties are meant to be the building blocks of our lives. Challenges and problems are not sent to tear us down but to build us up. Duro has taken his life-changing inspiring message to Africa, United Kingdom and across Canada and America. He Inspires schools, churches, and corporations. With his authentic message of hope and down to earth unique style, Duro communicates with ease to any group. He is able to identify with a diverse audience with his life transforming messages. Duro’s mandate to slay every dragon of fear, worry and doubt in people’s lives until they reach their destination. The hallmark of Duro’s message to his audience is that “your destiny is gained through faith, and perseverance and by living courageously!”

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"Your destiny is gained through faith,
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- DURO AKINREMI