Chris Wilson was sentenced to life in prison at the age of 17. During his time in prison, Chris made the courageous decision to turn his life around and then to help other people do...
Chris Wilson was sentenced to life in prison at the age of 17. During his time in prison, Chris made the courageous decision to turn his life around and then to help other people do the same. Within the confinements of his prison cell, he wrote a master plan. Behind bars, Chris became fluent in multiple languages, fostered good relationships and even started a successful business. Join our discussion to hear about the impact he had on the prison community, his mindset that helped him in achieving his goal, as well as how, in-spite of a life sentence, he built a life of meaning and purpose.
If you’re interested in Chris Wilson’s work, you can find his latest book, The Master Plan, and more at www.ChrisWilson.biz
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Born and raised in Washington D.C, Chris grew up under extremely difficult circumstances. Poverty, drug addiction, and gun violence was the everyday norm in his community. At the age of 17, he was charged with a crime, convicted, and sentenced to natural life in prison. It was during times of isolation that he decided to not only to turn his life around, but to make a difference in the lives of people who currently live in poverty-stricken communities similar to his childhood surroundings. “Many years ago, I committed my life to self-improvement and helping others. I sat in a dark cell and wrote up what I now call my Master Plan. A plan to build a business empire and help others.”