Top Single Profile: Harold George Lyons III
Occupation: CEO of Harold’s Event Helpers and Customer Service Representative at Hearth & Soul
Charity: Mac Crutchfield Foundation
About the charity: The Mac Crutchfield Foundation was set up to honor the life and passion of Mac Crutchfield. Mac tragically passed while playing in a downpour near his home. Mac was a dedicated and accomplished swimmer on the Area Tallahassee Aquatic Club team. In order to keep Mac’s dream and passion alive Mac’s family established the Mac Crutchfield Foundation, which has two streams of giving to the world to honor Mac’s passion: Special Olympics Swim Meets and College Swim Scholarships.
Harold's July 29 Auction Package: Coastal Getaway
Q & A
Why did you choose this charity to support? It was tough for me to choose just one, but this charity is very close to my heart and this story is one that needs to be told by many to gain more support.
What is the main character trait you look for in a potential date? Nice smile, great conversation and sense of style.
What is the most adventurous thing you’ve ever done? Skied down the top of Lake Tahoe on my second day of learning how to ski.
What is the most played song on your iPod? Sweet Love by Anita Baker.
If you could choose to stay a certain age forever, what would it be and why? I wouldn’t. Life is about growing and if I’m not getting older that means I’m not growing, and I have too much I want to do with my life to not grow.
What would you prefer to do for a living if money was not a factor? Travel.
If you could travel back in time and meet yourself as a 10-year-old kid, what advice would you give yourself? To not allow people to dictate the terms of my existence.
If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would it be and why? John and Jackie Kennedy.
What do you consider your BEST attribute? My ability to network — it’s a God-given talent.
What is your most distinctive characteristic? The way I carry myself as a whole.
What is your motto? “Nothing beats a failure but a try.”
What is your favorite thing to do on the weekend? Hang out with my friends, swim and talk about our futures because we know they’re bright.
What do you believe your greatest accomplishment in life is? Starting my own business.
What is at the very top of your bucket list? To go to Italy and eat dinner with a real Italian family.
Do you have any hidden talents? If so, what? Dancing. It’s not hidden just takes the right environment.
Are you a morning person or night owl? Mixture of both, I go to bed late and wake up early.
What’s your lucky charm? My bible.
What’s your dream car? Range Rover Autobiography Edition.
What was your screen name in middle school? Swimmer boy.
Are you one to kiss on the first date? Don’t kiss and tell.
What’s your favorite piece of exercise equipment? Squat rack for sure.
What is your favorite Netflix binge series? I don’t have time to watch Netflix!
What’s your bad habit? What’s your good habit? Bad habit, running off at the mouth for sure (sorry I’m a Libra). Good habit, networking. It’s a gift.
What’s a relationship deal-breaker for you? Bad hygiene, lying and no love for Jesus.
Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? Facebook. I’m all about being able to network.
What’s your favorite splurge/indulgence? Clothes and shoes. It’s a problem.
What’s your favorite Pandora channel? Depends on the mood. But mainly 90s Hip Hop/R&B.
What’s your favorite magazine? Forbes.
What was your worst fashion disaster? Ripping my pants.
Which celebrity do you most resemble? Tyrese Gibson.
At which sport do you most excel? Swimming.
I’d love to have back all the time I’ve spent … worrying about what people thought of me.
I regret that I have no talent for … music.
What is your most treasured possession? My business.
What quality do you most admire in people? People who can hold conversation, that have great style and work hard.
If a dance were named after me, it would be called …Tootsie Roll 100%.
Do you have a desire to see the Rolling Stones in concert? Not really…
Name a world leader that you would like to have dinner with. I would love to kick it with the Queen and Prince Harry.
College tuition is so overrated.