Arnold Henry is a former NCAA D-1 basketball player, an author and motivational speaker who strives to inspire all generations through his words of empowerment. Born and raised in the Simply Beautiful Caribbean island of St. Lucia, he was awarded the National Junior Male Basketball Player of the Year in 2001. After graduating from Entrepot Secondary School, from 2003-2008, Arnold played basketball for five different schools in America: Massanutten Military Academy, University of Vermont, Carl Albert State College, University of North Florida, and Edward Waters College. In 2004, Arnold Henry became Saint Lucia's first and still the only male basketball player from his island to achieve a full basketball scholarship as a Freshman from an institution that participates at the highest level of the National Collegiate Athlete Association, better known as NCAA Division I.
The debut book, Hanging On To My Dreams: an autobiography of bouncing back from all rejections was officially released on July 27, 2011 in the city of Toronto, Ontario Canada. In that book which has a 5-Star rating on amazon.com, Arnold Henry chronicles the first 23 years of his life, shares the struggles he faced as a youth growing up on the island, and breaks down his hectic college basketball career and transition in the United States of America. He hopes that his inspirational life story will inspire and motivate young adults who doubt their dreams.
In spring 2009, Arnold Henry obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems. He now resides in Calgary Alberta, Canada and he is currently working on his second book which is scheduled to be released in 2014.