Tyree's story can teach us all how human spirit and willpower can burn bright enough to transcend circumstances through embracing what is difficult and greeting it head on with unflinching bravery.
5-time U.S. Olympian in Track & Field
Tyree Washington was not supposed to make it based on statistics of kids who grew up in the type of environment that he did even with sports as an outlet. not only did he battle the odds to get into school to further his education himself, he was able to take his life experiences and use them as positive motivation to create a better life for himself and propel his athletic career to unattainable heights. Tyree is a warrior and I will go to battle with any day.
Patrick J. Johnson
Super Bowl XXXV Champion and West Valley Eagles Track Club Teammate
In life, we can succeed at whatever we set our minds to achieving. Tyree's book will point you in the right direction.
Emmy Award winning Track and Field Commentator
Tyree Washington is a preeminent example of out of your misery comes your ministry. A true inspiration to all those that have fallen down and seek inspiration to get back up.
Mark Crear Ph. D.
Tyreee's story is truly about overcoming the odds. He had every aspect of life stacked against him as a young adult. This story is one that will inspire young, old and professionals alike, especially the youth.
Blackman O. Ihem, MBA
Tyree's Personal Track Coach
We knew we had a special one. Tyree had it all. He was dast, he was tough, good looking and most importantly he had possessed that inner spirit. As a young football recruit coming out of La Sierra High School he didn't know it but as a recruiter, I did. I knew he could be great. I know what it looks like. However, I couldn't foresee the circumstances which would galvanize and shape Tyree into the World Champion that he is today. Ty's story is a road map o perseverance, faith and finish. This is a must read for any and everyone facing adversity and hardship but holding strong to vision and hope. You are not alone--Ty wants you to know that you can do it!