King Kevin Dorival is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, two-time author, youth chess mentor, inspirational speaker, and is considered an up and coming change-agent. He founded the Courage To Believe International, Inc. in 2013 where he serves as President. God has blessed him with the ability to motivate people in an unbelievably dynamic fashion. You will have no choice but to get motivated to push through any adversity after watching his stage play or documentary entitled, The Courage To Believe: Never Give Up, Keep Moving Forward, reading his books, and watch him speak! He has developed a keen awareness for the community, and has worked with numerous schools, churches, universities, and local organizations throughout Florida, Haiti, and in London to reduce the school to prison pipeline; today, Atlanta is his new home where he hopes to expand his empire and to find lifelong treasure of a good wife.
His life story is riddled with drugs, crime, incarceration, and failures. All of which, he miraculously was able to turnaround and defeated the odds by placing God first and keeping his eyes on the prize and words in the future – God Willing he will help hundreds of thousands avoid the traps of the criminal justice system. In 2013 he released an inspirational autobiography and stage play, The Courage To Believe: Never Give Up, where he shares the importance of overcoming adversities in life while pursuing your dreams: S.B.E. Speak it. Believe it. Execute The Plan!
As of 2019, he has completed his first film, a documentary titled after the book, stage play, and wrote his second nonfiction book, 7 Types of Queens, Kings Desire, which is a compare and contrast of ancient queens with women of today. In 2020, the romantic comedy movie based on 7 Types of Queens will be released nationwide, and God willing internationally! What is the point of having faith if you are not going to apply it in your life – now!! He is a proud graduate of Florida Atlantic University, where he received his bachelor’s degree in political science. In his downtime, he enjoys family time, volunteering in urban communities, reading stories of historical African leaders especially those of the ancient past. A group of mentors assists him host the C2B Chess Club & Mentoring Program and the Annual Black On Black Crime Solutions Panel.