Hip Hop Abs and INSANITY workout creator Shaun T to give Rowan’s Commencement address

Hip Hop Abs and INSANITY workout creator Shaun T to give Rowan’s Commencement address


The Class of 2019 will receive some high-energy words of motivation and wisdom from nationally recognized fitness guru Shaun T (Shaun Thompson Blokker) during Rowan University’s 94th annual Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 11.

A 2001 alumnus, Shaun T will deliver the Commencement address at a University-wide Commencement celebration at 5 p.m. in Richard Wackar Stadium in Glassboro.

Born and raised in New Jersey, Shaun T, founder of Shaun T Inc., has amassed $1 billion in total fitness sales since 2007 with his string of hit at-home workouts. They include Hip Hop Abs, INSANITY, Focus T25, INSANITY Max: 30, CIZE, SHAUN WEEK, and Transform: 20, which was released this year.

Devoted to inspiring others to attain their goals through motivation and physical fitness, Shaun T is the author of T Is for Transformation: Unleash the 7 Superpowers to Help You Dig Deeper, Feel Stronger, and Live Your Best Life, his first self-help book published in 2017 (Rodale Books).

His multi-media work includes: The Ongoing Key Transformation Academy, his online motivational support group inspiring life change; Trust and Believe with Shaun T, his podcast; his new Relationship Thrivation Academy, developed with his husband, Scott Blokker; and SHAUNTLIFE.COM, his new lifestyle website.

Recipient of the University’s 2013 Distinguished Alumnus Award, Shaun T has shared the stage with Val Kilmer and Adam Lambert, appeared on film with Tyler Perry and Queen Latifah, and toured with Mariah Carey.

The University-wide ceremony in Wackar Stadium kicks off Rowan’s annual Commencement Week, which runs Monday, May 13-Thursday, May 16.

During the week, individual schools and colleges will hold their diploma ceremonies on the University Green and in Pfleeger Concert Hall. In all, Rowan will host 11 ceremonies over four days on the Main Campus. For a full Commencement week schedule, visit www.rowan.edu/commencement.