Professor Opie motivates you to do your best work, guides you out of your comfort zone, and never stops raising the bar so that you grow and improve both as a scholar and as a human being.
— Adam Kershner, Babson College Class of 2019, Presidential Scholar
“Fred Opie is a brilliant scholar and one of the most thoughtful, compassionate human beings I know.”
— Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Professor of History, Race, and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
I lamented not having had Fred Opie’s book Start With Your Gift in my hands earlier in life.

— Beth Weisenborn, Educator and Parent
Fred Opie was really helpful in developing a culture of character over talent and helping all of us understand what true integrity is and how to pursue it.
— Hank Janczyk, Lacrosse Coach, Gettysburg College
What Fred Opie says in his book Start With Your Gift about finding my gift, pursuing my passion, and finding inspiration in mentors carried me through my job search.

— Cindy Sun, Babson College Graduate
“Fred Opie and I have worked side by side to help build Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Lacrosse and promote its message of helping lacrosse coaches and athletes fulfill their God given potential mentally, physically, and spiritually.”
— Frank Kelly III