The Eight Count Episode 006: Chris Wilson

2020-01-29T12:23:05+00:00By |Podcast|

Tale of the Tape: Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson is an author, artist, and social advocate. At 17 years old Chris was found guilty of murder and charged with a life sentence. But once in prison, he began to formulate a Master Plan to rehabilitate himself. In prison, he began studying, mentoring others, and fighting for his freedom. At 32 years old he was released from prison and faced a new challenge–reacclimating himself to the world as a returning citizen.

Breakdown

Chris talks about the moments that led him to a destructive life on the streets, how he took responsibility for his life sentence, rehabilitated himself, and became a social advocate on the very same streets that almost took his life.

Highlight Reel

2:52 – Chris’s tale of two worlds

11:10 – The man that changed everything for the worst

14:51 – On the wrong side of the law

18:25 – Pulling the trigger on his future

22:10 – What 117 days of solitary confinement taught Chris about himself

25:00 – What it was like being on trial

27:11 – On the right side of the law–studying and building a better life while in prison

31:07 – Keeping positive in the negative world of prison

33:56 – The power of showing remorse

38:59 – Chris’ Master Plan that you could apply to your own life

42:07 – The challenges of being a returning citizen

45:10 – Chris’ new business ventures

48:51 – How Chris is paying it forward to today’s youth

55:00 – Chris’ sage advice to his 10-year-old self

Resources

About the Author:

Hosted by Chris “Mr. Classic” Romulo, a six-time Muay Thai champion turned speaker, coach, and podcaster, The Eight Count explores the championship mindset of entrepreneurs, business owners, and athletes to uncover the tactics they use beat the count and win at life. Through gritty interviews that hold no punches, you’ll discover how to overcome adversity and become a successful and self-reliant champion.

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