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What’s your backstory?
I grew up dirt poor and on the streets at an early age. I straddled the line between being a good kid and a bad kid often living in the gray area.
I would at one time become homeless when I was 15 and eventually found myself moving cross country from Spokane, Washington to Chicago, Illinois because I was out of control.
This was my second chance at life though and I quickly went from being shot at, getting into fights regularly and skipping school to graduating both High School & College early.
Can you tell me the story of your prior successes, challenges, and major responsibilities?
Man where to even begin.. I shouldn’t even be here to tell you this today but here we go. Growing up we were super poor. I’m talking groceries in the snow, oven on for heat poor. At one point my mom lived in a tent in my Aunts yard with my baby sister. You get the picture. I was surrounded by gangs, violence and drugs. Everyone I knew was stuck in this cycle of poverty that stretched generations. Eventually when I would turn 15 I would find myself running the streets, homeless for a stint and spiraling out of control.
This is when it happened though. I was given a second chance at life by getting arrested in Illinois and not being allowed to go back to Washington state where I was from. I was 16 at the time. From this moment on I was determined to make more out of my life and break the cycle of poverty that I had been born into. The rest of is history. Fast forward 12 years and here I am writing this from the Chicagoland area. I travel when I feel like it. I have a successful mentoring business that helps others to create profitable online businesses and the freedom they desire in their lives.
On a day to day basis I’m working with the best and brightest entrepreneurs to help them scale their current operations to multiple 5 figures per month and beyond. I love that I’ve been able to create a life for myself and my daughter that once seemed impossible. What makes it even better is that now I get to help other Rebel Leaders do the same for them, their families and their movements.
Can you tell me about a time when you almost gave up, how you felt about that, and what you did instead of giving up?
Honestly it never crosses my mind