Corey Lewis is a focused, resilient and humble young man. He is comfortable communicating and engaging with people of all ages and socio-economic backgrounds, including entrepreneurs and celebrity clientele. Corey played football in the Big Ten Conference at The University of Illinois and was Academic All Big-Ten for three years, as well as the Big Ten Distinguished Scholar award winner. After a successful college football career, Corey had a short stint as a professional football player. He was able to persevere through four ACL surgeries and seven knee surgeries during his college and professional career. These trials and tribulations strengthened him, and his research and work ethic resulted in a personal training certification from ACE (American Council of Exercise).
Corey was able to further develop his leadership and communication skills as the second president for The University of Illinois chapter for Uplifting Athletes. In that leadership role he was able to help raise over $10,000 for rare disease research. He loves to participate and volunteer in programs and events that provide an opportunity to give back and raise money for worthy causes. Corey earned his undergraduate degree in Communications and his Master’s Degree in Sports Administration. He utilizes his education and knowledge in assisting others to reach their personal health and fitness goals. He has combined education, lifestyle and inter-personal skills into a personal brand. Corey inherited his mother’s humble, engaging and hard-working spirit. His desire to become an entrepreneur comes from his father’s side of the family and uncle.
His company 1and1 Life provides an opportunity for him to share his knowledge through a platform that focuses on health and wellness, while being as engaging and accessible as possible. Out of all the things that drive and motivate him, the one thing that wakes him up every morning is his desire to help people reach their fitness goals. For him, it doesn't matter how fast you progress. What matters is putting the right foot forward every day and having the mindset of improvement, no matter how long it is, or how long it takes. When it comes to making you better, he is all in. Let’s make it happen!