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Escaping the Odds highlights individuals who were impacted by the criminal justice system and who are now entrepreneurs. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/aaronesmith/support

Escaping The Odds Aaron Smith

    • Entrepreneurship
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Escaping the Odds highlights individuals who were impacted by the criminal justice system and who are now entrepreneurs. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/aaronesmith/support

    MAX OUT FITNESS DELIVERS MAXIMUM RESULTS, EPISODE 35, JERMAINE "MAX MAINE" BRANNER

    MAX OUT FITNESS DELIVERS MAXIMUM RESULTS, EPISODE 35, JERMAINE "MAX MAINE" BRANNER

    (Watch full video escapingtheodds.com)Several years of working out in a prison yard has produced real life gains for Jermaine " Max Maine " Branner. Who would have thought a former drug dealer  from the streets of Pontiac, Michigan would return from incarceration and totally switch hustles. Max Maine was released from prison after 7 years and turn his passion for healthy living into a brand of post workout smoothies and a fitness gym, co branded with ANYTIME FITNESS.  Listen as he discusses creating the  brand while still on parole . Follow Max Maine on instagram @keepgoing2020. Maxeffecthealth.com

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    • 44 min
    Chef Fresh, "Chef keeps it fresh from the streets to the sweets, Episode 34

    Chef Fresh, "Chef keeps it fresh from the streets to the sweets, Episode 34

    Antwoin "Chef fresh" Gutierrez,  At the age of 16, He demonstrated the 1st signs of of an emerging, but misguided entrepreneurial spirit when he began to sell illegal narcotics on the streets of New York. He eventually was incarcerated a few times and realized he had to Switch Hustles or spend his life cycling in and out of prison. Chef Fresh created FRESH TASTE BAKERY, a delicious brand of alcohol infused pastries served at some of the most prestigous events in the Country. Chef fresh has appeared on Good Morning America's and has worked closely with national liquor brands. Listen as he discusses his life and the Culinary Hustle.

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    • 39 min
    CHARACTER DRIVEN,CHARLES D CLARK #33

    CHARACTER DRIVEN,CHARLES D CLARK #33

    This story of Charles D Clark is made for this big screen. After 8 years in federal prison on drug charges he became a sought out actor with reoccurring role the hit TV show Empire. His new role in Charm city Kings releases on Oct. 8 produced by Will and Jada Smith, Starting rapper Meek Mill. Tune in and be inspired.

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    • 39 min
    Episode 32, Pipe Dreams, Kevin Anderson

    Episode 32, Pipe Dreams, Kevin Anderson

    Kevin Anderson grew up hustling on the streets of Minneapolis and St. Louis at 12 years old. Business has always been a part of his DNA. Bit after several years in a Texas prison, He went from supplying cocaine to a master plumber as CEO of Ardent Plumbing. He has created a 7 figure legitimate business from scratch. Employs indivuals with as he like to say a "F" on their report card( felony).

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    • 33 min
    The other side of the law,#31, Kaysia Earley

    The other side of the law,#31, Kaysia Earley

    Kaysia Earley thought her dreams of becoming an attorney was shattered when she was arrested on felony embezzlement. But for God, she returned to the same courtroom and thanked her judge who had sentenced her more than a decade prior. Listen to this remarkable story of perseverance.

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    • 43 min
    “Cut from a different cloth” episode 30,Tone Svccess

    “Cut from a different cloth” episode 30,Tone Svccess

    “Tone Success” has always done things differently rather in the streets as major heroin dealer or in his new hustle, the apparel industry. He has created a clothing brand SVCCESS that’s worn by celebrities and every day people seeking success. After time in federal prison on drug charges he knew he had to switch hustles. Listen as he breaks down his story and how he has built a time tested clothing brand. @SVccessclothingnyc

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    • 33 min

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