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Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews

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Dr. Raheem Young and Sir Royce Briales, founders of Welcome to Fatherhood, interview dads of all ages and stages about their journeys in Fatherhood. Our mission is to help dads everywhere showcase their superpowers to the masses.
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Episode 80 with National Keynote Speaker, Dr. Michael Allen
In this episode of WTF Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Dr. Michael Allen  -Father, Son, National Keynote Speaker, Award-winning Principal, and Best-selling Author about what went thru his head when he found out he was becoming a dad for the first time this year. We also talk about adopting his younger while in college. Please leave a review and share!! ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? It’s one of the greatest ways to give back to humanity. It’s submission, vulnerability, vision, balance, and service wrapped into one person. What advice would you give to a dad? Be your best authentic self and don’t hold back your emotions. Get in contact with Dr. Michael Allen: brotherlylovebook@gmail.com Brotherlylovebook.com TheBrotherlylLoveBoom (FB) @BrotherlyLoveBook (IG) Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
48:09
September 28, 2022
Episode 79 with Deputy Sheriff Ted Green
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk with Criminal Investigator/ Deputy Sheriff Ted Green  -Husband, Father, Son,  Criminal Investigator/Deputy Sherif,  about growing up with an alcoholic dad and reconnecting with him as an adult. We also talk about his experience as a detective and how that helped him as a dad. Please leave a review and share!! ****Hall of Fathers**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Fatherhood is the greatest responsibility that has the greatest rewards and comes with the greatest challenges!!! What advice would you give to a dad, Ted? Do whatever it takes! Get in contact with Ted Green: LinkedIn Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are
54:30
September 22, 2022
Episode 78 with Criminal Justice Reform and Shared Parenting Advocate, General Parker
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood  Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to General Parker- Father, Son,  Brother, Retired Boilermaker talk about his work in fatherhood advocacy and his struggle with the child support system. Thanks for listening and be well, You already are! ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you, General? The world! General/’s advice to any dad: Don’t become one until we change this court system. Get in contact with General Parker gparker326@gmail.com www.allofusirnone.org Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee
39:59
September 12, 2022
Episode 77 with Fatherhood Advocate, Herman Michael Few
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Herman Michael Few -Father about how his daughter looks just like him and she was emotionally abused because of it. We also speak about his commute to and from his kids plus the music he picked to listen to. ****Hall of Fathers**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Fatherhood is a CALLING....sometimes it’s difficult to put in a few words what it is exactly to me... Herman’s advice to any father: “Continue to be there for your kids.” Get in contact with Herman LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/herman-michael-few-b4b88b15a/ Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
53:04
September 08, 2022
Episode 76 with Youth Mentor Terrance Bean
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Terrance Bean -Husband, Father, Son, Mobile Technology Solutions Consultant, Youth Mentor/Coach about growing up with an abusive dad and how that made him want to be more than a disciplinarian to his kids. We also speak about how he caters his parenting approach to each of his kids because they are all different. Please leave a review and share!! ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? “He is the cornerstone of the family and has the opportunity to steward good citizens” An essential piece to the community/culture (post-childbirth) What would you want your kids to say about you? He was a good man and he made an impact. Book Recommendations: Fathered by God Get in contact with Terrance Bean: FB  Linkedin Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
51:04
September 05, 2022
Episode 75 with Director, Financial Adviser & Results Coach Harry Goldberg
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Harry Goldberg  - Husband, Father about how a mindset shift at 26 changed his life. We talked about how meditation practices have helped him be more present with his daughter. ****Hall of Fame****  What does Fatherhood mean to you? Encouraging your children to do what you do, not what you say. Ensuring that my daughters will always know they are loved, cared for, safe & supported so that they are filled with courage and ambition to take risks & create positive change in this world. Harry Goldberg’s advice to any father: “Find good mentors…people that will hold you accountable..fill your brain with the right information and right perspectives” Get in contact with Harry Goldberg https://www.linkedin.com/in/harry-goldberg/ https://linktr.ee/successwithpurpose https://purposeadvisory.com.au/ http://purposeadvisory.eventbrite.com/ Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
57:49
August 31, 2022
Episode 74 with Senior Administrator Office of Secondary Schools, Kevin McCaskill
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales, and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Kevin McCaskill-Husband, Dad, Grandfather, and Senior Administrator Office of Secondary Schools Boston Public Schools about how his dad’s absence made him want to be there for his 4 kids. We also speak about how he improved as a Dad/granddaddy through his experiences. Please leave a review and share with a dad you know ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Fatherhood means a lot of things: provider, caregiver, role model, listener, sacrificer, giver of time, supporter, empathizer, unconditional love, and a host of other things. Fatherhood is one of the greatest gifts known to mankind. What advice would you give to a dad? Give up your time with your kids...be in the moment and value them Get in contact with Kevin McCaskill: LinkedIn Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
44:50
August 25, 2022
Episode 73 with Podcast Hostesses, Smokin Sustaz
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to the Smokin Sustuz - Mothers, daughters, and sisters, about what they learned from themselves since becoming moms. We also talk about what traits their dad has that they look for in a man.  And so much more!! Thanks for listening ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? It’s very important in both a woman's and man’s life Smokin Sustuz ’s advice to any father: Communication is vital and knowing that your kids are going to be like you one day...Kids are always watching Get in contact with Smokin Sustuz: IG: @smokinsustaz EMAIL smokinsustaz@gmail.com YouTube; https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdwOq82bGhuCEBYYMrSqwXw/featured Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
01:44:43
August 15, 2022
Episode 72 with Award-winning Media Personality, Kelson Nicole Nelson
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Kelsey Nelson  - daughter, sister, Award-winning Media Personality/Analyst, and Communications/Marketing Specialist about her parents moving to Maryland for access to a better education system. We also talk about being a daddy’s girl and getting into sports because of him.  And so much more!! Thanks for listening, and please leave a review! ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Fatherhood to me means, guiding, loving, and leading the next generation through compassion, care, and discipline all the while balancing the necessities of life and family. Kelsey’s advice to any father: Overcoming challenges as they come and enjoying the journey. Be present while making time for yourself Get in contact with Kelsey: Kelsey’s Website Twitter LinkedIn Facebook Instagram https://listeninwithknn.com https://booksbreakingborders.com Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
48:06
August 03, 2022
Episode 71 with Black History Advocate: Author of Black History Saved My Life, Ernest Crim ll
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Ernest Crim lll -Husband, Father, Son,  Brother, Your Favorite Black History teacher, about how understanding history has helped him as a Dad. We talk about the best advice that he got from his dad, not quitting and saying I love you. Thanks for listening and leave a review! ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you, Ernest? It’s the most important role in my life, outside of being a husband. It’s an investment in the future. It’s an obligation and an important duty if we want a better world for us all; especially as Black people. What would you want your kids to say about you? That their dad was committed What lessons have your kids taught you about yourself? “Someone is always watching.” Get in contact with Ernest Crim lll: On Twitter, TikTok and IG @mrcrim3 Facebook.com/MrCrimIII https://www.ernestcrim.com/ Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
46:33
July 27, 2022
Episode 70 with Super Bowl Champion and Chief Culture Officer, Ben Utecht
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young to Ben Utecht  -Husband, Father, Son, and Super Bowl Champion | Chief Culture Officer at True North Equity Partners about what it means to be a dad of 4 daughters! We also discussed what it meant to receive the Uncommon Leader award from his coach Tony Dungy. ****Hall of Fame****Jersey #86 What does Fatherhood mean to you, Ben? Love giver, protector, leader, and coach. Ben Utecht‘s advice to any father: Don’t piss off your wife! PAUSE….don’t be quick to anger/frustration, be quick to Listen Get in contact with Ben: www.benutechtspeaks.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/benutecht @BenUtecht Instagram @BenUtecht Twitter Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
01:10:41
July 20, 2022
Episode 69 with Financial Education Kids Money Habits Expert, Sam Renick
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Sam Renick, Son,  Brother, and Founder of Sammy Rabbit Kids Money Education about what #sammyrific means and how teaching kids about finances at a young age is vital. We also talk about the foundation his father set for him and his siblings when it came to working hard and saving money.  Sam tells the origin story of Sammy The Rabbit that you will enjoy! Thanks for listening, and please leave a review! ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? It means EVERYTHING!! Having a dad in your life can make an enormous difference! Putting in the work and being an example to your kids. Sam’s advice to any father/ kid: Earn interest, don’t pay it!!! Get in contact with Sam Renick https://www.linkedin.com/in/samxrenick/ www.SammyRabbit.com Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
01:07:40
July 13, 2022
Episode 68 with Strategic Sports Philanthropist and Story Teller, Darrin Gray
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Darrin Gray - Husband, Father, and Story Teller in Strategic Sports Philanthropy talk about how he rode his bike from Indianapolis to Miami to meet his wife. We also spoke about his father's faith and how it shaped him into the man he is now. ****Hall of Fame**** Jersey # 12 What does Fatherhood mean to you? Malachi 4:6 He will turn the hearts of the parents to their children, and the hearts of the children to their parents; or else I will come and strike the land with total destruction.” Fathers are essential to America's future. Darrin Gray’s  advice to any father: Slow down. Get down on the floor. Pay attention. Are you physically present? If so, go change the world! Get in contact with Darrin Gray DarrinGray.com FatherhoodFestival.com IG: @DarrinGray2020 Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
01:06:18
July 06, 2022
Episode 67 with International Keynote Speaker, Three Time Best Selling Author, and Podcast Host, Marques Ogden
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Marques Ogden  -Husband, Father, Son, Former NFL Athlete, Keynote Speaker, Business Coach & Consultant, Best Selling Author, and Podcast Host about how his Mom leaving when he was 8 impacted him and his dad. We also talk about how he persevered through that, losing his business and struggling to get work as a Keynote speaker. Thanks for listening! Like, share, and subscribe!!! ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? It means to be there and be present for my daughters Marques Ogden’s advice to any father: Kick your ego to the curb Exaggerate Glorified Opinions Get in contact with Marques Ogden Get Authentic With Marques Show Facebook Linkedin Twitter Instagram www.marquesogden.com Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
30:29
June 29, 2022
Episode 66 with Leadership/Employee Development Expert and Speaker, Richard Avdoian
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Richard Avdoian   -Husband, Father, Son, and Founder of Men Mentoring Men Network Organization about overcoming his addiction to drugs and being willing to talk to his son about it. We also talk about having the sex talk with your kids early and often. ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? It is a wonderful journey helping the next generation of men find their purpose and gifts, leading them to make significant contributions to mankind. Richard’s advice to any father: Be attentive, participate in their lives, and share your story with your kids8 Get in contact with  Richard: www.RichardAvdoian.com Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
01:08:30
June 22, 2022
Episode 65 with Founder and CEO, Headstrong Fitness, Glen Bloodsaw Jr.
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Glen Bloodsaw Jr   -Husband, Father, Son, and CEO of Headstrong Fitness about what the Bloodsaw name means (Butcher) and how his dad's work ethic rubbed off on him. We also talk about his experience having kids at an older age and what he wants to instill in his children. ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Fatherhood means everything to me. The reason for existence. Glen’s advice to any father: Nobody is coming to save you. It’s important for men to talk to other men. Get in contact with Glen: Headstrongfitness.com Facebook: HeadStrong Fitness Instagram: headstrongfitnesschicago Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
45:10
June 15, 2022
Episode 64 with Strategic Executive and Media Consultant, Duane Wilson
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Duane Wilson  - Son, Brother, and Entrepreneur. We talk about his experiences with his father and how his father influenced him and others he came across. We talk about how his father cultivated harmonious relationships even thru a divorce. He has never seen his dad argue!   ***Hall of Fame***  What does Fatherhood mean to you?  What Fatherhood means to me is not just the transfer of knowledge and skills, but also the legacy of impact on the world. We are each on different journeys, and I am blessed to continue to learn from my father about career, self-care, and now marriage. Although I may not have children of my own yet, much of my career in youth development and education is the knowledge that I have transferred from my father to the next generation.    Duane Wilson’s advice to any father:   Be intentional...make time for your kids...Play with them  Get in contact with Duane Wilson www.gratitude-network.org  www.voiceoversbyduanewilson.com   Jackie and The Dreamstalk  Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood:  WTF Linktr.ee  Be Well. You already are.
51:01
June 01, 2022
Episode 63 with Principal at Structure Group LLC, Britt Savage
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Britt Savage  - Son, Brother, and Entrepreneur. We talk about him being a 3rd generation business owner and how his family influenced him to become a boss himself. We also talk about keeping the family together via family reunions and get-togethers. What does Fatherhood mean to you? It means commitment and dedication! Britt’s advice to any father: Stay focused and stay on your path Get in contact with Britt Savage: structuregroupllc05@gmail.com Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
43:38
May 25, 2022
Episode 62 with Special Education Teacher, Nathan Marshall
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Nathan Marshall   -Husband, Father, Son, and Special Education Teacher about instilling perseverance in his kids thru his example. We also talk about being present and engaging with your kids. Please leave a review and share!! ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Fatherhood is a journey that gives my life the most important focus; creating kind and persevering humans. Just relax and pour as much into your kids as you can. Slow down and be in your kid’s life at the moment. Get in contact with Nathan Marshall: Facebook: Nathan Marshall Instagram: natedgr8t Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
38:38
May 19, 2022
Episode 61 with Your Favorite Deputy Counsel, Jason Weiss
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood  Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Jason Weiss - Husband, Father, Brother, Entrepreneur, and Attorney. We talk about growing up with a tough dad and how he was always there for everything. We also speak on how being an attorney has helped his kids with their negotiating skills. What does Fatherhood mean to you? EVERYTHING. I love being a dad and I am blessed to have 2 amazing kids and an amazing wife! Jason’s advice to any father: It’s ok to say sorry and keep showing up Get in contact with Jason Weiss www.jswlawyer.com Instagram @askjasonweiss FB: askjasonweiss Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
32:40
May 11, 2022
Episode 60 with Financial Professional and Former Pro Basketball Player, Darryl Arnold
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Darryl Arnold  -Husband, Father, Motivational Financial Educator about the reason why he became financially literate and how he plans to teach his kids. We speak about the lessons he learned thru basketball growing up. ****Hall of Fame****  What does Fatherhood mean to you? It means being a loving servant to the community. Protect and share the wisdom! Darryl Arnold’s advice to any father: Don’t put all the burden on yourself and enjoy the little things. Enjoy the ride! Get in contact with Darryl Arnold https://linktr.ee/Dathegawd Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
42:50
May 04, 2022
Episode 59 with Visiting Research Specialist at the University of Illinois Cancer Center, Dami Oyaluade
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Dami Oyaluade -Son, Brother about growing up in Nigeria while his dad was in the US and how they clashed because he was not present. We also speak about his step-sister’s boyfriend helping guide him into manhood. ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Fatherhood means nurturing Dami Oyaluade’s advice to any father: Be present Get in contact with Dami Oyaluade damilstistudio.com autodidacticyou.com Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
47:29
April 20, 2022
Episode 58 with Diasporic Educator Author and Professor of Africana Studies at Rutgers University, Bill Davis
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Bill Davis -Husband, Father, Diasporic Educator Author about his experiences raising 4 kids as a single father. We talk about buying black and showing his kids how he put his money into black-owned businesses. ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Awesome journey with many challenges and blessings Bill’s advice to any father: Be true to the journey Get in contact with Bill Davis Babaslegacy on IG www.babaslegacy.com Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
01:01:40
April 13, 2022
Episode 57- Stacy Lamar King
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Stacy King -Husband, Father, Son,  Brother, Training Consultant at PM-ProLearn - Master Instructor in PMP Exam Preparation about how being in the marine corps affected him and his family. We talk about how his dad's not being there impacted him growing up. What does Fatherhood mean to you? It means doing the best you can with what you have. Stacy’s advice to any father: Be a good listener…be open…be receptive Get in contact with Stacy: LinkedIn  Amazon - A LITTLE BOY’S BLUES: A Play in Three Acts Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
52:59
April 06, 2022
Episode 56- Reginald Gant
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Reginald Gant  -Husband, Father, Trainer | Speaker | Coach about experiencing his dad not being there when he was a kid and rebuilding that connection as an adult. We talk about the pandemic being a blessing in disguise as it has allowed him and his wife to work from home and spend more time with his kids. ****Hall of Fame****  What does Fatherhood mean to you? That God has entrusted me to steward others' lives besides my own. It's the ultimate form of honor. It means responsibility, love, humility, and community. Reginald Gant’s advice to any father: Get in contact with Reginald Gant FB and LI - Reginald Gant IG - @reggieserves Website Men's Virtual Community Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
01:08:38
March 30, 2022
Episode 55- Joshua Cotton
In this episode of WTF Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Joshua Cotton -Husband, Father, Son,  Brother, about the process of diagnosing his son with Autism and how therapy has helped his development. We also speak on why he started the Grown Men Growing Men Facebook group and the lessons he learned from his dad. ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? To me Fatherhood means: Sharing my life, lessons learned on a daily basis with my children so they can experience me as a healthy person. I do not hide my emotions from my kids I want them to see my highs and lows, me laughing and crying. I show my kids how to have fun and show love but also fight for what they believe and stand for. Joshua Cotton’s advice to any father: Spend time with your children …time is an investment Get in contact with Joshua Cotton EMAIL: grownmengrowing@gmail.com Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
51:44
March 17, 2022
Episode 54- Tasheka Banks
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Tasheka Banks - Mother, daughter, sister, Special Education Teacher/Behavioral Health Technician about moving out of the city to the south suburbs of Chicago due to her parent’s concerns about her going to Chicago Public Schools. We also talk about getting married while her husband was deployed in Iraq while having a baby.  And so much more!! Thanks for listening, and please leave a review! ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Consistency, showing up, making time, being supportive, setting a positive example for others to see. Tashka’s advice to any father: Would you want your daughter to be with someone like you? Be accountable for your actions. Even when you don’t want to show up, YOU DO! Get in contact with Tasheka Banks IG: Sheek_Loouch85 LinkedIn Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
01:09:08
March 11, 2022
Episode 53- Aaron Solly
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Aaron Solly  --Husband, Father, Mental Health Advocate about how he went from being depressed in high school to helping others overcome depression as a life coach. We also talk about the creative ways he is connecting with his 2 sons during the pandemic. ****Hall of Fame**** Jersey # 14 What does Fatherhood mean to you? It is very rewarding. It is teaching me how to be a man they can model after and also be themselves. Aaron Solly’s advice to any father: Be present and be willing to adjust. Show behaviors that you want to pass down to them Get in contact with Aaron Solly Engage Coaching Facebook Group Engage Coaching Group Website Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
58:28
March 03, 2022
Episode 52- Shawn Jenkins
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood  Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Shawn Jenkins - Father, Author of Fiction about not having a relationship with his dad and how that affected him. We also talk about losing his newborn son and the path he took to deal with those emotions over time.  And so much more!! Thanks for listening, and please leave a review! ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Even though I've yet to be a father, I can say that fatherhood in my terms means standing up for what is right in the world. Protecting all children from all harm as much as possible. Shawn’s advice to any father: Be a provider and a strong example What advice would you give to your younger self? Be wise with who you choose to be with...be patient and would you want your daughter to be with someone like you? Book Recommendation: Jesus, please help me. (A mother's mountain) Get in contact with Shawn A Jenkins LinkedIN Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
42:43
February 24, 2022
Episode 51- Desmond Clark
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Desmond Clark  -Husband, Father, Motivational Speaker, and former NFL Tight End about growing up in a single mother household after his stepdad went to jail. We also talk about the importance of integrity as a Dad and the impact divorce had on his kids. ****Hall of Fame**** Desmond’s advice to any father: Choose your battles wisely, focus on what matters and enjoy the moments while being present. Get in contact with Desmond Clark LinkedIn Facebook Email: desmond@dezclarkspeaks.com Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
46:47
February 09, 2022
Episode 50- Kyle Greene
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Kyle Greene - Husband, Father,  Dynamic Youth Motivational Speaker, Author about him having his first child at 16 years old and having full custody of his since she was 7. We also talk about being intentional with spending time with both his kids individually. ***Hall of Fame*** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Fatherhood means being present, showing love, and always supporting my kids on their journey in life. Kyle’s advice to any father: It’s ok to say sorry and keep showing up Get in contact with Kyle Green Website: www.kyleagreene.com IG - @kylespeaks_ Twitter - KyleSpeaks_ Facebook - Kyle Aubrey Greene Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
38:14
January 27, 2022
Episode 49- Derrick Dease
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Derrick Dease -Husband, Dad of 4, Entrepreneur, and Pastor about the challenges he has helped incarcerated Dads with. We also talk about how his role as a Pastor has influenced how he is raising his kids. ***Hall of Fame*** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Nurturing, protecting, and guidance. Derrick Dease’s advice to any father: Be Present! Fight to be in their lives! Get in contact with Derrick: Man2manfathers.com Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
39:51
January 19, 2022
Episode 48- James Holly Jr.
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to James Holly Jr   -Husband, Father, Son, Educator | Scholar about how he affirms black intellectualism throughout his home with his 2 daughters thru books, art, and prayer. We also speak on how his Dad broke down the concept of persistence and so much more! Please feel free to share and leave a review. We appreciate you! ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Embracing the privilege and responsibility of nurturing the brilliance of my children What did you learn from yourself most since becoming a dad? Patience James, what was your favorite Father's Day gift? A video from his wife with her showing and telling him about how great he is as a Dad. Get in contact with James Holly Jr. Twitter - @PlzSayTheJr Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
01:03:39
January 12, 2022
Episode 47- Alan Stevens
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales, and Dr. Raheem Young talks to Alan Stevens-Father, Son, Profiler | Creator & Host of #WeTogether initiative & The Campfire Project about the importance of the male role model and how he went about raising his 3 sons as a single dad. We also talk about what it means to have a village raise a child and how his village helped him with parenting.  Please leave a review and share!! ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? The healthy future of our society What advice would you give to a dad? Realize that when your children push you they are testing your resolve Set clear boundaries with your kids and stick to them Get in contact with Alan Stevens: Alan's Website  LinkedIn  Facebook Facebook Business Group page  Facebook Business Page  The Campfire Project FB group page  Instagram  Twitter  YouTube  VIMEO  Online Training Platform  Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
54:48
January 06, 2022
Episode 46- Dion Dawson
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Dion Dawson  -Husband, Father, Son,  Founder of Dion’s Chicago Dream about being raised by his mom and reconnecting with his dad as an adult. We also talk about how being there for his mom during her fight with cancer molded him as a man... Thanks for listening and leave a review! ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you, Dion? Fatherhood means love, fear, right of passage, taking the mantle. Get in contact with Dion Dawson www.dionschicagodream.com Facebook Instagram: @dionschicagodream TikTok: @dionschicagodream Twitter: @dchicagodream Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are
46:48
December 29, 2021
Episode 45- Bradly Johnson
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Bradly Johnson MPA -Husband, Father, Son,  Brother, Non-Profit, Public Administration, & Business Development Executive about how his dad is his Super Hero! We talk about how he felt telling his parents that he was having his first child and getting married at the same time at a young age. We also talk about how his dad was extremely frugal to help feed him and his 8 siblings. What does Fatherhood mean to you?  Fatherhood is a calling that demands you to be the consistent, persistent, and stabilizing presence for your children, family, relationships, and community. Fathers give us our sense of security, purpose, and structure by demonstrating love in action, sound ethics, courage, and dedication.  Bradly's advice to any father:   Stay a part of your kid’s life...DO not Quit...do Not give up!!! Create a tradition    Get in contact with Bradly Johnson  LinkedIn  Facebook   Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood:  WTF Linktr.ee  Be Well. You already are.
49:18
December 22, 2021
Episode 44- Karriem Watson
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Karriem Watson  - Son, Brother Chief Engagement Officer at the NIH Research Program about how writing poetry and music has been therapeutic to him. We also talk about how his dad was after his mom died when he was 6 and how his dad would bring him along for dates.  ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you?  Guidance, protection, support, love  Karriem Watson’s advice to any father:   Create a space for the child to be the best they can be.  Get in contact with Karriem Watson via Email Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood:  WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
36:43
December 15, 2021
Episode 43- Richard Riley
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Richard Riley   -Husband, Father, Son, Professional Recruiter at Staff Management | SMX about how meditation helped him become a better listener with his kids. We also talk about his experience having  a child as young as a 17-year-old and how talking to his kids about it help them when they started having kids  ****Hall of Fame*** What does Fatherhood mean to you?  Provider of information, strength, listening, examples, love, being a teacher and a student. Being a protector and being able to express emotions and showing creative ways of communication.   What would you want your kids to remember you for? That I showed loved and help people    Get in contact with Richard Riley on LinkedIn  Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee  Be Well. You already are.
59:57
December 08, 2021
Episode 42- Steve Parisi
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Steve Parisi- Husband, Son, President at IBC Global Inc. about how his dad went from working at an auto body shop to starting his own real estate company and how that influenced him to become an entrepreneur. We also speak on what he wants to instill in his future kids. Thanks for listening! What does Fatherhood mean to you? Get in contact with Steve Parisi: Email: info@ibcglobalinc.com LinkedIn YouTube  Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
33:09
December 02, 2021
Episode 41- Dr. Scott Garner
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Dr. Scott Garner -Husband, Father, Son, Founder & Director of the Indiana Autism Alliance about his experience as an Autism advocate and how it has shaped him as a father. We also talk about his dad as his Northern Star. Please leave a review and share!!  ****Hall of Fame****  What does Fatherhood mean to you?  Fatherhood to me is the most special journey one can embark on. It gives the ability to share life, love, and wisdom while learning the meaning of devotion. What advice would you give to a dad?  Life is short. Cherish it. Spend quality time with your kids and get to know them.  Get in contact with Dr. Scott Garner:  Twitter: ASDdadx2  LinkedIn  IndianaAutismAlliance.org  Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood:  WTF Linktr.ee  Be Well. You already are.
52:02
November 24, 2021
Episode 40- King Khalid Scott
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales, and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Khalid Scott - Father, Son, Award-winning LCSW, Psychotherapist, SUD Specialist, Author, Mentor & Motivational Speaker about how his work with DCFS affected him as a father. He would not allow his daughter to do sleepovers. Please listen to find out why! Leave a review and share as well. ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? My number 1 role even prior to having my own biological child in 2002. I'm a Godfather of 11 children. My line name was “Daddy” and it's even my email address. Get in contact with Khalid Scott: Khalid Scott on All social media outlets (Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, and Instagram) Website  Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
44:30
November 18, 2021
Episode 39- J. McPherson
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Jamal McPherson  -Husband, Father, Son, Policy Coordinator, Public Speaker|Social Engineer| Investor about how meditation has changed his life and how he is teaching his kids how to meditate. We also talk about how he is not close with his Dad and how going thru that makes him want to be a big part of his kids’ lives, no matter what. ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Fatherhood means a lifelong commitment to growth, evolution, development, and being in a constant state of self-reflection. Being a father takes humility, patience, and grounding yourself to properly teach your children how to surf the tides of life. A big question and not enough time in the day to thoroughly define the term. Jamal McPherson’s advice to any father: Don’t stop growing...Grow with your children Get in contact with Jamal McPherson Youtube, Facebook: Amadis reflection Instagram: amadis_reflection Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
35:31
November 05, 2021
Episode 38- Linal Harris
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Linal Harris - Husband, Father, Brother, Entrepreneur, Executive Life Coach.  What does Fatherhood mean to you?  Stewardship    Linal's advice to any father:   Get in contact with Linal Harris: Website @linalharris on social media   Email Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee  Be Well. You already are.
47:37
October 28, 2021
Episode 37- Dr. Kirk E. Harris
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Dr. Kirk E. Harris -Husband, Father, Son, Founder/President & CEO at PARENT & COMMUNITY TECHNOLOGY AND LAW CENTER about evolving as a father throughout his journey. We also talk about stressing the importance of education to his kids as he and his wife have P.H.Ds. Please leave a review and share!! Get in contact with Dr. Kirk E. Harris : LinkedIn Email Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
55:04
October 21, 2021
Episode 36- Deondre' Rutues
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Deondre' Rutues (Root-es) -Husband, Father, Son, Research Scholar/ Community Engagement Specialist at New York University School of Law about how his father wasn’t there and his relationship with his step-dad. We also talk about his thoughts on raising a daughter in this world. Please leave a review and share!! What does Fatherhood mean to you? Giving your abilities to your child. Advice to dads: Your child is always watching. Get in contact with  Deondre' Rutues : LinkedIn Email: deondrerutues@gmail.com YouTube Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
53:54
October 13, 2021
Episode 35- Ron Rapatalo
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Ron Rapatalo -Husband, Father, Son,  Brother, Talent Shepherd | Career Therapist | Anti-Racist | Fitness Fanatic | Men’s Stylist | Entrepreneur | Trusted Connector | Yankees Fan | NYU Alumni Mayor| Native New Yorker about how his dad is his Super Hero until he died when he was 10. We also talk about how he met his wife and how she is similar to his Mom and him to her dad. Please leave a review and share!! What does Fatherhood mean to you, Ron? Everything. I learn from and care for my two daughters. Loving them gives me more life. Get in contact with Ron Rapatalo LinkedIn Twitter and Instagram: @phenomeron Facebook Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
59:33
October 06, 2021
Episode 34- Joe Petroski
uIn this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talks to Joe Petroski- Father, Son,  Brother, Chief Executive Officer, and Intuitive Spiritual Teacher and Healer at Profoundly Living, LLC  about him raising his 2 daughters while going thru a life-threatening illness and divorce at the same time. We also talk about the importance of being present with your kids.  Thanks for listening, and please leave a review! ****Hall of Fame**** What does Fatherhood mean to you? Being lucky to have two beautiful daughters that love me and be proud of the women they have become. Fatherhood is a gift that should be taken seriously. Our kids are individual souls we get to steward and guide, but not control. Fatherhood is a backbone of our society and if done well society is great if done poorly or not done at all, society fails. Joe Petroski’s advice to any father: Don't blame yourself so much...be an example Book Recommendation: Real Love by Greg Bear What would you want your kids/ grandkids to say about you? My dad did the best he could and always wanted us to be of service to the community. Get in contact with Joe Petroski: www.profoundlyliving.com LinkedIn Facebook Instagram Clubhouse is @ProPowerJoe Cuddle Me Love Body Pillow Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: LinkTr.ee Be Well. You already are.
01:14:30
September 29, 2021
Episode 33- Len Sturdivant
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Len Sturdivant- Father, Son,  Brother, Love Coach at Relationship Coach Pro, LLC  about the current family dynamic and how it is affecting children. We also talk about what vertical intimacy means and how he uses it to raise his daughter and help his clients.  Thanks for listening, and please leave a review!  Advice to dads: Learn how to love yourself  What does Fatherhood mean to you? The establishment of vertical intimacy early in childhood. Get in contact with Len:  email: len@relationshipcoach.pro Website: www.relationshipcoach.pro  Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Link Tr.ee  Be Well. You already are.
48:24
September 22, 2021
Episode 32- Mfon Akpan
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Mfon Akpan- Father, Son,  Brother, Assistant Professor Of Accounting at Methodist University about balancing going for his doctorate while being a dad. We also talk about time management as a hurdle during his fatherhood journey. We also speak on the challenges he has overcome while raising his kids ranging from ages 13 to 30! Thanks for listening and please leave a review. Get in contact with Mfon: LinkedIn Website Twitter: ProfMJAkpan Facebbok Connect with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
44:06
September 15, 2021
Episode 31- Mick Gerhardt
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Mick Gerhardt  - Father, Son, Attorney about his divorce and how that impacted him and his daughter. We talk about what he learned from his Dad, who died when he was 15. Please leave a review and share! Thanks for listening!  Get in contact with Mick: LinkedIn Email Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood:  WTF Linktr.ee  Be Well. You already are.
38:47
September 01, 2021
Episode 30 - Kevin Franklin Jr.
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Kevin Franklin Jr.  -Husband, Son, Brother, Youth Behavioral Health Professional, Online Health and Wellness Coach, High School Football Coach about how his dad is his Super Hero! We talk about how seeing his Dad's example propelled him to mentor kids and become a fitness coach.  Thanks for listening, and please leave a review!  What does Fatherhood mean to you? Fatherhood means setting the tone for the little one following your lead. We all need to lead by setting the right example  Get in contact with Kevin Franklin:  Facebook IG @: k_frank_fitness Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood:  WTF Linktr.ee  Be Well. You already are.
51:47
August 26, 2021
Episode 29 - Reginald Van Appelen
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Dr. Raheem Young and Sir Royce Briales talk to Reginald Van Appelen about how he didn’t start saying I love you to his daughter until she brought it to his attention. Reginald's advice to dads: “Spend as much meaningful time with your kids as you can” Have meaningful conversations” Get Connected with Reginald: LinkedIn Email Shields For Families Website Instagram Shields For Families Instagram Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
41:40
August 19, 2021
Episode 28- George Stewart ll
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to George Stewart ll.-Husband Father, Brother, Son, Social Impact Leader, Educator teaches middle school, advocacy, NAACP Community Service, Families as Allies about his experiences raising his daughter and autistic son. We also talk about how his dad (now a Minister)  was in/out of the home growing up and on drugs and how that impacted him. Thanks for listening and leave a review! George’s advice to any father: Be there not just monetarily….be there for  mind/body/spirit Discipline with love Be Proactive and not reactive Get in contact with George Stewart ll LinkedIn email  Website Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
32:28
August 05, 2021
Episode 27 - Branden McLeod, Ph.D., MSW
In this episode of WTF Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Branden McLeod, Ph.D., MSW - Husband, Dad, Brother, Son, Assistant Professor, about receiving his Ph.D. while raising young children (ranging from ages 5 and 8) and finding balance. We also talk about his journey from Philly to Maryland to now in Chicago and what he has learned as a dad along the way. Thanks for listening and please leave a review. What does Fatherhood mean to you, Branden? "Fatherhood includes a lot of important facets. A few of these components are selflessness, leadership, and care. All of these things components depend on fathers’ emotional and physical presence, accessibility, and dependability /responsibility." Branden's advice to any father: "Embrace each moment!" Get in contact with Branden McLeod EMAIL: bmcleod7@uic.edu Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee
36:46
July 29, 2021
Episode 26 - Shwinn Appleton
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Shwinn Appleton -Father, Brother, Son, Entrepreneur, owner of Push2BeGreat about breaking generation curses. We also talk of how his dad was in the streets when he was young and dating advice for his teenage daughter and son. We talk about how he watched how hard his grandfather worked and used bits and pieces of other men in his life while his dad was not there. What does Fatherhood mean to you, Shwinn? Fatherhood is such an immense segment in the way you view how you were raised versus how you’ll operate as a parent. The education that allows for both the child and the parent is part of the journey. It’s an amazing journey that requires you to push yourself each and every day as a parent. Shwinn’s advice to any father: “Start to think outside the box” “Expect the best from your kids’ “Diversify your kids’ activities and experiences” Get in contact with Shwinn Appleton Facebook IG  Twitter email Push2BeGreat Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
45:00
July 22, 2021
Episode 25 - Brandon Balkcom
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Brandon Balkcom  - Son, Family Care Coordinator at Southwest Transplant Alliance about how he started out not having his Dad in his life. When his dad started coming back into his life, he taught him how to talk, how to smell,  and how to be black in America. We also talk about how his coaches also helped him grow up, build his confidence, and do things with purpose. Thanks for listening, and please leave a review! What does Fatherhood mean to you? Foundation comes from us 1st. Brandon Balkcom’s advice to any father: Create a space for the child to be the best they can be. Get in contact with  Brandon Balkcom IG- Btb1985 Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
29:30
July 14, 2021
Episode 24 - Genesis Bencivenga Sr. of Loreno's Frozen Pudding
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Genesis Bencivenga Sr.  - Mother, Daughter, Sister, Entrepreneur, Principal, Chief Executive Officer at Lorenzo's Delectables at Lorenzo's Frozen Pudding. We talk about starting a business with her dad selling banana pudding throughout Chicago. We also talk about how her dad instilled perseverance in her and her siblings growing up. Thanks for listening! What does Fatherhood mean to you? EVERYTHING. I love being a dad and I am blessed to have 2 amazing kids and an amazing wife!  Genesis Bencivenga Sr.’s advice to any father: Keep going no matter what!!  Get in contact with Genesis Bencivenga Sr: www.lorenzosfrozenpudding.com  lorenzosfrozenpudding@gmail.com         Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood:  WTF Linktr.ee  Be Well. You already are.
30:42
July 01, 2021
Episode 23 - Jeffery Ferrell
In this episode of WTF Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Jeffery Ferrell   - Father, Son, Brother, Financial Educator. We talk about his journey to become a financial educator and how he has taught those lessons to his sons. We also talk about his father’s experiences with racism and how to communicate those lessons to them and so much more! What does Fatherhood mean to you? It is a tremendous responsibility to provide, protect, and prepare my children to fulfill their Kingdom purpose. Jeffery Ferrell’s advice to any father: “Build the connection between you and your kids and nurture the relationship.” Get in contact with Jeffery Ferrell https://howmoneyworks.com/jefferyferrell https://wealthwave.com/jefferyferrell Instagram: Jefferyhowmoneyworksferrell Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WealthXWisdom Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
46:44
June 23, 2021
Episode 22 - Soul Immortal
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Soul Immortal - Father, Brother, Entrepreneur, YouTube Influencer. We talk about his experience of divorce and what it means to go monk. We also speak on how he left corporate America to get ready for his son to live with him full time. Please leave a review and share! Sol's advice to any father: “Don’t stay married for the kids...it could do more harm than good.” “Always understand that your kids are watching you.” Book Recommendations: The Resurrection by Neville Goddard….The Alchemist...The Science of Getting Rich….You 2: A High-Velocity Formula for Multiplying Your Personal Effectiveness in Quantum Leaps Get in contact with Soul Immortal YouTube Instagram: _immortalmindz Website: https://immortalmindz.com/ Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF LinkTr.ee Be Well. You Already Are!
55:40
June 16, 2021
Episode 21 - John Francis
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to John Francis- Husband Father, Brother, Entrepreneur, creator of Father’s Eve. We talk about how he created Father's Eve in 2012 by accident and how it has grown since then. We also talk about how working from home has been a blessing in disguise by allowing him to be more involved with his kids. Enjoy and leave a review! Advice: “Be Patient” “Listen more” and “Parent the children you have and not the children you wish you had.” LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/fatherseve/ email: johnfrancis@fatherseve.com Website: fatherseve.com   Get in contact with Welcome To Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
34:12
June 02, 2021
Episode 20 - Marcus Murray
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Marcus Murray  - Founder of Project Brotherhood. We talk about his journey from servicing 40,000 black men over the last 3 years with health care and how he is raising his 3 daughters. We talk about the importance of diversifying your income and getting life insurance. Please leave a review and enjoy! Marcus's advice to any father: Patience, don’t raise your kids how you were raised, and get a support system. Get in contact with Marcus Murray  Email: admin@projectbrotherhood.net Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
47:60
May 26, 2021
Episode 19 - Mike Wilkins
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Mike Wilkins - Husband, Father, Minister, Author, Motivational Speaker at Mulicare Oncology. We talk about his journey from living out his car because of his child support payments and reconnecting with his children over time. We talk about how he didn't have a relationship with his dad growing up and how that affected him. Please leave a review and enjoy! Mike's advice to any father: Don’t stop trying to be a father! Get in contact with Mike Wilkins Email: restoration_counseling@yahoo.com Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
56:09
May 19, 2021
Episode 18 - Mother's Day Edition with Dawn Briales and Camilla Goodwin
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to their mothers, Dawn Briales and Camilla Goodwin! They speak on their experiences getting pregnant before the ultrasound era in the 80s. We also talk about their experiences growing up as Daddy's little girl and how that made them into the parents they became. Please leave a review and share! Momma's advice to any father: Be involved Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
56:03
May 07, 2021
Episode 17 - Thomas B. Adams Jr. "Revenge of the Nerds"
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Thomas B. Adams Jr. - Father, Brother, Son, Humanitarian | Founder & President at Re-Up Cycle, L3C. Thomas is a social entrepreneur from Chicago’s Southside. He started a recycling initiative "Bottle Boy" to raise awareness of the declining recycling rate in Cook County. His “Bottle Boy” mission is to teach citizens the importance of sustainable living by cleaning communities collecting plastic/glass bottles & aluminum cans. Thomas's advice to any father: "Do the work" Get in contact with Thomas B. Adams Jr. Email: thomasbadamsjr@gmail.com Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
01:00:05
April 29, 2021
Episode 16 - Michael Hampton
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Michael Hampton - Father, Brother, Son, Fatherhood Engagement Trainer. We talk about what being a father means to him. We talk about the challenges of being raised by a single mother. We also talk about how his dad was a part of one of the first fatherhood initiatives in Chicago centered around reading. Enjoy! Leave a review as it helps more receive the message. Michael's advice to any father: "Do the work" Get in contact with Michael Hampton Book Recommendations:  The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 / The Autobiography of Malcolm X: As Told to Alex Hale Email: hamptonm@uic.edu.com Phone: 312-659-3592 https://cfl.uic.edu/services/ Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Linktr.ee Be Well. You already are.
33:59
April 21, 2021
Episode 15 - Jared Evans
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Jared Evans- Father, Brother, Son, Community Manager at JPMorgan Chase & Co., Vice President. We talk about what being a father means to him. We give our first movie review for Coming 2 America. We give it 6.5 WTFs out of 10. We also talk about the importance of The Cosby Show to fatherhood. We also talk about how his teacher recommended him to do poetry/spoken word gave him an outlet during his childhood.  Enjoy! Leave a review as it helps more receive the message. Jared's advice to any father: "Do the work" Get in contact with Jared Evans Email: Jared.evans@chase.com LinkedIn Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Website FB page FB group LinkedIn Be Well. You already are.
49:56
April 14, 2021
Episode 14 - Stephen George
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Stephen George.- Father, Brother, Son, Travel Plug, Alkaline Water, Tech Reseller, Certified Herbalist, and Notary. We talk about what being a father means to him. We also talk about teaching his kids young with small things like cooking and cleaning. We also talk about the importance of having patience with your kids.  Enjoy! Leave a review as it helps more receive the message. Advice to any father: "Set the example" Get in contact with Stephen George: LinkedIn Facebook Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: WTF Website FB page FB group LinkedIn Be Well. You already are.
42:36
April 07, 2021
Episode 13 - Allen W. Curry
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Allen Curry.- Husband, Father, Brother, Son, Engineer, Podcaster. We talk about what being a father means to him. We also talk about the importance of setting up a spiritual foundation with their children. How he and his wife set expectations and ask them questions to teach them how to think logically. We also talk about his religious journey from the Church of God to Islam and how that has made him the man he is today. Enjoy! Leave a review as it helps more receive the message.  Advice to any father: "Set the example"  Get in contact with Allen W. Curry:  LinkedIn Facebook Biblical Resolutions podcast on Pod Bean Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood:  WTF Website FB page  FB group  LinkedIn  Be Well. You already are.
49:27
April 01, 2021
Episode 12 - Charles Thurman
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Sir Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young talk to Charles Thurman.- Husband, Father, Brother, Son,  Retired Defined Benefit/Defined Contribution Consultant at Independent Finance & Strategy Consultant We talk about what he has learned from growing up in St. Louis as one of 8 kids in his household. We speak on his thoughts on how the Co-Vid 19 vaccine is being distributed and the importance of financial literacy/investing. Advice to a new father: "Be there" Get in contact with Charles Thurman: LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckthurman/ Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: Website: wtfatherhood.org FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WTFatherhoodChicago  FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wtfatherhood Our next Welcome To Fatherhood Masterclass: http://bit.ly/WTFMasterclassDesmondClark Be Well. You already are.
25:46
March 24, 2021
Episode 11 - Nathan Echols
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Dr. Raheem Young and Sir Royce Briales talk to Son, Father, Husband, brother, friend, Entrepreneur, Founder at These Wingz. Nathan Echols about his Fatherhood journey having 5 kids ranging from 30 years old to 8 years old! We also talk about his vegan business and how being a vegan has changed his life. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a review ....your feedback is much appreciated!  What Is Seitan? Seitan is the base for many commercially available vegetarian products such as Tofurky deli slices, meatless frankfurters, fakin' bacon, and others. You can generally find it in a variety of styles, such as ground, in slices, or in strips. Seitan can be prepared by hand using either whole wheat flour (which is a very labor-intensive process) or vital wheat gluten (which is a much simpler process). It is made by rinsing away the starch in the wheat dough, leaving just the high-protein gluten behind. \ Get in contact with Nathan Echols LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathan-echols-04b4ba55 These Wingz website: https://www.thesewingz.com/ Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood:  Website: wtfatherhood.org  FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WTFatherhoodChicago  FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wtfatherhood Be Well. You already are.
37:34
March 17, 2021
Episode 10 - Marcus Perry
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Dr. Raheem Young and Royce Briales talk to Son, Father, Husband, Friend, Entrepreneur Marcus Perry about his Fatherhood journey. We talk about the reasons why he and his wife homeschool their children. We talk about examples of racism that he and his kids have faced living in a predominantly white suburb in the Chicagoland area and how he teaches his children how to deal with it. Lastly, we speak on the impact he is making with his Hospiscare business. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a review ....your feedback is much appreciated!  Get in contact with Marcus Perry FB page: https://www.facebook.com/marcus.perry.144 Pearl Hospice http://www.pearlhospice.com/ Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: Website: https://www. wtfatherhood.org  FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WTFatherhoodChicago FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wtfatherhood  Our next Masterclass will be on March 25th starting at 7 pm CST with Former Chicago Bears Tight End Desmond Clark! You can register at https://bit.ly/DesmondClarkWTFMasterClass Be Well. You already are.
41:14
March 10, 2021
Episode 9 - Rinell Starks
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Dr. Raheem Young and Royce Briales talk to Son, Father, Husband  Rinell Starks about his Fatherhood journey. Dr. Raheem Young kicks us off with a story about how Rinell saved him from a rat when he was 5! We also discuss the importance of not underestimating how smart your kids are and how reading to his kids has made them more articulate. We also discuss the art of the Detroit Hustle. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a review ....your feedback is much appreciated!  Get in contact with Rinell Starks FB page: https://www.facebook.com/rinell.starks email: ssrinell@yahoo.com Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: Website: https://www. wtfatherhood.org/donation  FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WTFatherhoodChicago FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wtfatherhood  Be Well. You already are.
44:05
March 03, 2021
Episode 8 - Dewain Strickland
Yah YAHHH!! In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Dr. Raheem Young and Royce Briales talk to Father Dewain Strickland about his Fatherhood journey. We talk about how he feels about the differences in views on putting his kids on social media between him and the kids' mother. Mom has all the babies with their own Facebook pages, even the 8-month-old! He also goes into how co-parenting is going for him. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a review ....your feedback is much appreciated!  Get in contact with Dewain Strickland  Emial: dewain_s@yahoo.com FB page: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=60701378 Twitter: https://twitter.com/RadioRoStL?s=20 IG Page https://www.instagram.com/streetz_advocate/ Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: Website: https://www. wtfatherhood.org  FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WTFatherhoodChicago FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wtfatherhood  Be Well. You already are.
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February 24, 2021
Episode 7 - Scott Burtin
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Dr. Raheem Young and Royce Briales talk to Husband/Father, Scott Burtin about his Fatherhood journey. How being diagnosed with cancer changed his philosophy from not wanting to have kids to now having 4 children of his own. Find out how going to therapy helped him deal with anger issues and become a more patient parent. We talk about the importance of mental health and how not to let obstacles/circumstances get in your way. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a review ...your feedback is much appreciated!  Get in contact with Scott Burtin: FB: https://www.facebook.com/CephuEidolon21 Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: Website: https://www. wtfatherhood.org  FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WTFatherhoodChicago  FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wtfatherhood  Be Well. You already are.
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February 17, 2021
Episode 6 - Dr. Joe Campbell
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Dr. Raheem Young and Royce Briales talk to Son, Father, Husband, brother, friend, educator, counselor, mentor, mentee, advocate Dr. Joe Campbell about his Fatherhood journey. Find out how his counseling background has helped him being a father. Dr. Joe reveals his favorite video game of all time!! We also dive into him and his family's transition from Chicago to Arkansas. He is the first black male professor in his program at Henderson State University. He speaks on how some students say he was their first black teacher ever!  We also discuss with Dr. Joe what Black Lives Matter means to him and how we explain this reality to our sons/daughters. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a review ....your feedback is much appreciated! Get in contact with Dr. Joe Campbell: campbejo@hsu.edu Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: Website: wtfatherhood.org FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WTFatherhoodChicago FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wtfatherhood Be Well. You already are.
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February 10, 2021
Episode 5 - Gabe Campbell of King's Kidz Academy
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Dr. Raheem Young and Royce Briales interview Gabe Campbell. He is a father and Preschool Learning Center Owner (King's Kidz Academy).  We talk about being an entrepreneur. The differences between being a visionary and being a manager. We also talk about how being a father has matured him over the years. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a review ....your feedback is much appreciated! King's Kids Acadamy https://m.facebook.com/campbellschool/ Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: Website: wtfatherhood.org FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WTFatherhoodChicago FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wtfatherhood
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February 04, 2021
Episode 4 - Andy Williams Jr … The Hood President
In episode 4 of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young, Interview the Hood Candidate, Andy Williams Jr, about what it was like to run for President of the United States of America! We also talk about how he went from having skirmishes with the law to owning a mortgage company to getting his Bachelor's Degree in Paralegal Studies while being a dad. I believe his story should be made into a movie!! Find out more about Andy Williams Jr: AndyWilliamsJr.com HoodCandidate.com Check out "Welcome To Fatherhood Masterclass-Investing with Deondre Rutues" on Eventbrite! Date: Sat, Jan 30 • 1:00 PM CST https://www.eventbrite.com/e/welcome-to-fatherhood-masterclass-investing-with-deondre-rutues-tickets-135238898185?aff=eand Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: Website: wtfatherhood.org FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WTFatherhoodChicago FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wtfatherhood
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January 27, 2021
Episode 3 - Emanuel Bryant
In this episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Royce Briales and Dr. Raheem Young interview Emanuel Bryant about his thoughts on fatherhood. Such as the differences in being a young dad at 18 to now in his thirties.   On January 30th, Welcome To Fatherhood is partnering with behavioral economics expert Deondre' Rutues to host a masterclass on investing. This class is especially geared toward educating FAMILIES on the value and principles of investing. Tickets are $10 and ONLY 30 will be available, so act fast to reserve your spot!!! http://bit.ly/WTFMasterClass You can book a haircut with him in the Chicagoland area at https://booksy.com/en-us/dl/show-business/401743 .  Instagram- @logic84alwayzcinematic  Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: Website: wtfatherhood.org FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WTFatherhoodChicago FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wtfatherhood
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January 20, 2021
Episode 2 - Vince Blak
In this episode of Welcome to Fatherhood Interviews, Dr. Raheem Young and Royce Briales talk to Vince Blak, Entrepreneur/Father/Musician/Personal Trainer, about the value of teaching his son about finances. We also talked about the importance of good health and how that can affect the next generation. Thanks for listening! Be sure to leave a review ....your feedback is much appreciated!  Rise of the Champions YouTube Channel https://youtu.be/uoOsnyIs4rk Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: Website: wtfatherhood.org FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WTFatherhoodChicago FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wtfatherhood
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January 13, 2021
Episode One...The Inauguration with Dad of the Year Antonio Smith
In this first episode of Welcome To Fatherhood Interviews, Dr. Raheem Young and Royce Briales talk to Father/Entrepreneur Antonio Smith about his Fatherhood journey. Find out how he balances owning a gutter cleaning business with being a dedicated husband/father. Get connected with Welcome to Fatherhood: Website: wtfatherhood.org FB page: https://www.facebook.com/WTFatherhoodChicago FB group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wtfatherhood
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January 06, 2021