Embrace Your Potential with Me

As a dedicated life coach at Be A Champion In Life, I am committed to guiding individuals on their journey to personal growth and fulfillment. With a passion for empowering others, I provide tailored coaching solutions designed to unlock your full potential and help you achieve your goals. Together, we'll navigate life's challenges, cultivate resilience, and create a roadmap to success. Let's embark on this transformative journey together.

My Story

Growing up in Tigard, Oregon, I never imagined the profound impact wrestling would have on my life. From my humble beginnings as a skinny, freckled kid on the mat, wrestling soon became my passion and refuge. However, after high school, I found myself ensnared in the clutches of addiction, leading to a harrowing descent into jail, prison, and ultimately, life on the streets by the age of 34.

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A Journey of Redemption

It was amidst the stark reality of a homeless shelter gym floor that I resolved to reclaim wrestling as my lifeline. Recognizing its potential to reshape my existence, I embarked on a transformative journey at the age of 37. Returning to training and pursuing a college education with unwavering determination, I set my sights on not just competing, but also winning on the wrestling stage. Despite setbacks and physical trials, I remained steadfast in my pursuit of a national championship title. Refusing to surrender even in the face of adversity.

How Far I Have Come, How Far You Can Go

Today, nearly two decades since that fateful night on the shelter floor, I stand as the embodiment of resilience, an author, an Emmy-winning subject of an ESPN feature, and the 2016 National Wrestling Champion, with nearly two decades of sobriety illuminating my path. My journey, from the depths of despair to the pinnacle of triumph, serves as a testament to the boundless potential of the human spirit.



2009 ESPN Emmy Award Winning Story

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2019 Every Day Hero Channel 2

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Author of Be a Champion in Life

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2016 National Wrestling Champion

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Get in Touch

Feel free to reach out to me at any time. I'm here to answer your questions, provide support, and guide you on your journey toward a better life. Let's connect and start this transformative journey together.