“What I find is: when bad things happen to me, that means that good is about to be right around the corner. It’s how you roll with the punches – is how you get blessed.”
– Raymond Power
Raymond Power (IMDb) is an actor and writer. He’s appeared in eight films and is currently working on a series called Give Me Shelter based on his life. He’s also a college student with several honors under his belt, including the 2019 DREAM Scholar Award.
But Raymond’s overcome a long road of obstacles to get here.
He grew up in a tough situation, bouncing around from foster home to foster home. As a teenager, he joined a gang and served time in prison after getting shot four times.
After his release, he started a family which helped him find a new purpose.
Listen to Raymond’s incredible story by tapping the play button below. Or tap the icon of your favorite podcast platform to listen on the go!
[5:40] Getting shot 4 times
[8:17] Out of prison and changing for the better
[13:00] What drew you to acting?
[17:47] How to stay positive in tough times
[20:47] The making of the new series based on Raymond’s life
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