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Len Hostetter
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From Custom Suits to College Hoodies: Len Hostetter’s S.O. What! Success Story

Never in a million years would I have thought that I would be able to call my boss’s boss’s boss my true friend. He was my VP at FedEx with a manager and a director in between us. But after I published my memoir, he heard about it and…
Hannah Marcom
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Hannah Marcom’s S.O. What! Success Story

How well do you remember high school? What about the people in high school including the ones that weren’t necessarily your friends? Well, I knew, and remember Hanna Marcom probably because she was on the basketball team, and she was “different”.…
LeShane Greenhill
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Serial Entrepreneur LeShane Greenhill’s S.O. What! Success Story

When you leave home after high school on whatever path you choose, you have no idea who you’ll meet along that path.  LeShane Greenhill was a fellow business major so I saw him in the business building often at the University of Memphis,…
Charlie Caswell
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From Trauma to Triumph: Charlie Caswell’s S.O. What! Success Story

Although we met nearly 20 years ago, it has been in the last few years that I have grown to know and truly respect the work of Charlie Caswell. With a strong passion for his community, Charlie has used his life and all he’s learned and…
Kendra Morman
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Kendra Morman’s S.O. What! Success Story

One of the organizations that I joined as a student at the University of Memphis was the Student Activities Council. I joined as a freshman, and as a sophomore, I was a committee chairperson- the Novelties and Varieties committee.  And Kendra…
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The Testimony of an Audience Member: Ebone Allen’s S.O. What! Success Story

As I stood before a packed gymnasium with every student in that high school in 2013. I spoke to the largest audience I had ever spoken to before. I nervously shared my story and hoped that I reached them, at least one of them. In this episode…
Jenny Turner Koltnow
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Jenny Turner Koltnow’s S.O. What! Success Story

I enjoy reflecting on other people’s journeys (what I know of it) almost as much as I enjoy thinking about my own. When I was a student at the University of Memphis, I met this young advisor for one of the organizations that I had joined.…
Marvin White
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Leading the Support Group for the #1 Recruiting Class in the Country

You never know when relationships, big or small, will come full circle. As an undergraduate at the University of Memphis, I met Marvin White. We were both part of the Greek community, and his now wife was my soror.  Although we didn’t…
Shad Berry’s S.O. What! Success Story
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Shad Berry’s S.O. What! Success Story

When I decided that I wanted to go to Frosh Camp before starting college at the University of Memphis. I had no idea how that decision would impact my entire life. One of the incredible people I met and got to call my brother because we were…