Grit Machine DNA: Samanda Morales

We’re back for our 2023 season with a bang.  This episode features the incredible Samanda Morales. Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Samanda is a living testament to the adage that hard work and perseverance always pay huge dividends.  Entrepreneur, founder,...

An Open letter to fathers and soon to be fathers—


To fathers everywhere: You are embarking upon the most important mission of your life. If successful, this mission will result in the greatest generation of children and families our nation may ever birth, nurture and raise. Your mission is to serve as an engaged,...

Beyond Better with Stacy Ennis

It was truly a blessing to join Stacy Ennis, best-selling author, coach and speaker, on her Beyond Better podcast recently. We discussed my book, American Familia: A Memoir of Perseverance, understanding your purpose, how to be resilient and embrace change, and why...

New #FFG Patches Available

New Faith, Family, Grit patches available for purchase. These are a few of my core values and represent: My core values— Faith, Family and Grit A triangle symbolizing the Holy trinity: God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit America’s colors in honor of our...