CT Fletcher is a three-time World Bench Press Champion and three-time World Strict Curl Champion. After multiple heart attacks CT had a full heart transplant in 2018. He has made a full recovery and is still lifting like crazy. He is a media personality, actor and ultimate motivator.
Krista Allen is an actress, comedian, model and author. She has been in countless movies and television shows including Days of Our Lives, Baywatch, Final Destination, Married With Children and Friends.
Mat Devine is an singer, songwriter and musician. He founded and fronted the wildly successful band, 'Kill Hannah'. Mat has toured and collaborated with some of the most well known musicians in the world.
Michelle McMahon is a professional sports broadcaster who has worked with the Chicago Blackhawks, Carolina Hurricanes, NHL Network and Big 10 Network. She played Division 1 volleyball at The University of Michigan and is an advocate for mental and spiritual health.
Kidd Russell is singer, songwriter and rapper. He has shared the stage with The Roots, Cisco Adler, Common and Uncle Kracker. Kidd has licensed his music to the Oxygen Network's "Bad Girls Club," the Food Network's "Anthony Bordain: No Reservations" as well as shows on ESPN and MTV2.
Katie Kadan is a singer and songwriter form Chicago, IL. She captured America's attention on season 17 of NBC's 'The Voice' where she finished third in the competition. Her blind audition on the show received a four-chair turn from judges Gwen Stefani, Blake Shelton, Kelly Clarkson, and her eventual coach and collaborator, John Legend.
Darius Fleming is an NFL alum and Super Bowl Champion. Jake and Darius chat about his upbringing on the South Side of Chicago, his time playing at Notre Dame and in the NFL and how is first love was surprisingly not football, but bowling.
Pat Hughes is the radio voice of the Chicago Cubs. He has been a broadcaster in the Major Leagues for 37 years. Jake and Pat talk about the greatest games Pat has ever called, the grind of the Major League Baseball season and how it felt to make the iconic call of "The Chicago Cubs win the World Series!"
Brent Sopel is an NHL alum and Stanley Cup champion. He is also an advocate for dyslexia awareness and the founder of The Brent Sopel Foundation. Jake and Brent chat about his hockey career, his experience winning the Stanley Cup as a member of the 2010 Chicago Blackhawks, his personal battle with dyslexia and his life's purpose of advocating for those who struggle with the learning disorder.
Welcome to 'A Southside Perspective', an original podcast from Southside Jake. On this podcast Southside Jake will interview some very interesting people. Some of them may be famous, others just infamous. Thank you listening and enjoy the show!