Antwand Pearman, known in the gaming world as Black Bible, is the owner and CEO of GamerFitnation Inc., a digital media company focused on producing gaming, health and fitness products. Starting off as a Ning platform-turned-website, GamerFitnation.com, GamerFitnation Inc. has grown to include a television show titled GF Live!, which is a 45-minute show merging gaming and “geek” culture, in-person events, and applications. As head honcho at GamerFitnation, Antwand has interviewed a bevy of A-List celebrities, influencers, experts and executives such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Denzel Washington, Tyson Beckford, Noel Lee, Nick Cannon Carmelo Anthony and Shaquille O’Neal, among many others.
His leadership qualities and passion for gaming sparked a national movement after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newton, Connecticut. The #OSCeasefire, which urged gamers to put down the controllers and stop firing virtual bullets, united the gaming community for a good cause. It sparked widespread media attention.
Antwand had been featured on media outlets like ABC, Black Enterprise, Complex, CNN, EBONY, Mashable and NBC’s The Grio, to name a few.
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