The story of Damon West is one of the most riveting and extraordinary stories you will EVER hear. Damon was a star high school & college QB who got hurt, took a wrong turn as he began using drugs and became a full-blown criminal. He eventually got caught and got a 65-year LIFE- sentence in a Texas state penitentiary.
Damon tells his entire story in this episode and your jaw will drop more times than you can count. He unabashedly shares what prison is really like, how he survived, and some key decisions he made while in prison which ultimately led to his eligibility for release from prison. Damon was miraculously freed from Beaumont Texas prison in 2016, after serving 7-years and 3 months. He tells it all in today’s podcast.
LISTEN in now as this episode is going to ignite hope, determination, grit, tenacity, inspiration, and motivation for you to create massive IMPACT in the world. It’s going to send chills down your spine and not only give your further appreciation for life, but propel you to take massive action in your life.
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3:55- Meet Damon West!
8:38- The Beginning Of Damon’s Downward Spiral
13:33- The “Life” Of An Addict
15:27- A Glimpse Into Program Recovery
19:31- The Uptown Burglar
25:10- The Day He Was Sentenced To Life In Prison
27:58- The Power Of A Mom’s Unshakable Faith
31:05- The Ideology Of Fear
32:27- The Coffee Bean
37:53- The Survival Method
40:10- The Reflection In The Mirror
46:14- Being The Change Agent
53:48- The Day Damon Walked Away From Prison
59:40- “The Smugglers Of Hope Tour”
1:10:23- Servant Leadership
1:21:17- Damon West’s Legacy
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Damon West’s Bio:
Damon West, M.S. Criminal Justice, is a motivational speaker and best-selling co-author of The Coffee Bean: A simple Lesson to Create Positive Change. His first book and autobiography “The Change Agent: How a Former College QB Sentenced to Life in Prison Transformed His World” was published just three years after his release from a Texas maximum-security prison. Sentenced to sixty-five years in a Texas prison, Damon West once had it all. Until he began putting chemicals into his body to alter the way he felt following a traumatic childhood experience. After just 7 years, Damon emerged from prison a changed man and lives a life of recovery and service today— sharing his story all over the country with schools, churches, athletic teams, corporations, and inside correctional facilities.
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