Mo Isom is a New York Times bestselling author, a nationally sought-after speaker, and a faith-based blogger who is widely recognized as a powerful female voice rising up for her generation. Her unique personal story, athletic endeavors, and anointed communication skills have provided her with a platform to challenge, encourage and equip others to live boldly, despite their circumstances.
An All-American goalkeeper, Mo competed for the LSU Women’s Soccer team from 2008 to 2011. In her time as a Tiger, she led her team to three SEC West Championships and three NCAA Tournament appearances. She is the LSU All-Time Goalkeeper Record Holder in wins (43), shutouts (30) and goals-against average (0.86). Throughout her career, she trained with the U.S. Women’s National Team.
Mo is also the first female to ever try out for an SEC football team. From January 2011 to August 2012, Mo trained with the LSU football team as a place kicker. While her athletic endeavors garnered national attention, Isom’s focus and passion were derived from her desire to live boldly and pursue the stirrings of her heart, no matter the odds.
Mo’s honest, captivating and thought-provoking speaking style serves to both challenge and motivate listeners. Her videos and writings on her personal website (moisom.com) garner millions of viewers. Mo’s first book, “Wreck My Life: Journeying from Broken to Bold” (August 2016), quickly debuted as the #11 New York Times Best Seller in the Sports category. Her second book, “Sex, Jesus, and the Conversations the Church Forgot” released in March 2018.
She lives in Atlanta with her husband, Jeremiah Aiken, and their two daughters, Auden and Asher.