Fighting against the U.S. Army was one of the toughest challenges faced, and I won. Triumph.
Determined to graduate from college despite pressure from the street life, police harassment, and nearly homeless. Victory.
Rejected by Corporate America, so I created my own trailblazing path into the business world. Perseverance.
“If you want to be lifted up, lift someone else up!” Those are the words of our great hero, Booker T. Washington. Inspiring others through volunteering, speaking, and writing is what I’ve modeled my life around since 2008.