Kevin Belmonte is the author of William Wilberforce: A Hero for Humanity. The book won the John Pollock Award, was taught as part of a course on leadership and character formation at Harvard's Kennedy School, and helped inform the 2006 film Amazing Grace. Kevin Belmonte served as lead historical consultant for the movie. Belmonte holds a B.A. in English from Gordon College, an M.A. in church history from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and an M.A. in American and New England Studies from the University of Southern Maine. He lives with his wife Kelly and son Sam in New England.