Dr. Dennis C. “Denny” Golden is a realist, activist and transformational leader. He is also a pilgrim seeking redemption. His life journey includes NYC street smarts, sports, school stress and success and becoming a published author. Golden was an NFL draftee, U.S. Marine Corps officer and a senior administrator at five different universities completing his forty eight year higher education career as President Emeritus of Fontbonne University in St. Louis, Missouri. He believes in helping those most in need and his mantra is Learn More Be More. Denny and his wife Monica have been married for fifty three years. They have three adult children and nine grandchildren. His life is anchored by family, friends and his unwavering “I Believe” faith in Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior.