Pervis Taylor, III is an award-winning celebrity life/identity coach, inspirational
speaker, contributor and author. Pervis is a graduate of the University of Miami,
where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing.
After graduation, the Dallas, Texas native, launched his career in New York City,
working in the entertainment industry. He spent his early career working and
interning for iconic brands such as Def Jam Recordings and the National Association
of Recording Arts and Sciences, also known as the Grammy’s. From there, Pervis
was discovered by a talent manager who signed him to the prestigious
modeling/talent agency Wilhelmina Models, where he pursued a career as a print
model and actor.
After appearing in commercials, feature films and print ads, Pervis discovered his
true passion for inspiring others to reach their most maximized life.
He has written two international-selling, inspirational books, Pervis Principles
Volumes 1 & 2 and is co-author of the relationship book, Single Man, Married Man,
which won The Award Judge Organization New Book Award for best relationship
When Pervis is not writing, he spends much of his time life coaching and equipping
his clients for greatness. His clients range from celebrities to young adults. His
young adult clients, especially young men of color, are near and dear to his heart.
Pervis has been called an Emotional Health Specialist, as he aims to help young men
to discover their identity through developing healthy masculinity and emotional
He also encourages the masses daily with his #BEGREAT morning inspirational
messages via social media.
He has worked with various organizations, such as New York City Department of
Education, Red Hook Initiative, YWCA, DC Trust, and Young Men’s Initiative and
As a speaker, Pervis has delivered several keynote speeches at graduations,
non-profits and national conferences. As an expert life coach, he has contributed to
a strong list of publications that include Black Enterprise, Vibe, and Beliefnet, to name
Black Enterprise Magazine named Pervis a “BE Modern Man” for his contribution to
excellence in his field of life coaching. In addition to Black Enterprise, Pervis and his
work has been featured on Fox, The Today Show, Daily Mail UK, Essence Magazine,
The Root, and The Network Journal.
Pervis was recently featured on the Centric show BEING as award-winning actress
Lisa Nicole Carson’s life coach.
Recently, Pervis finished up a his graduate degree from Columbia University in
Psychology from the School of Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on Spirituality,
Mindfulness and Body, as well as working with new clients and organizations. Pervis
resides in Brooklyn, New York.