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Sep 1, 2021

Justin and Alexis Black are authors, speakers, and serial entrepreneurs. Together, they've created ventures such as the Scholarship Expert and the Rose Empowerment Group, which supports hundreds of young people. Their current venture is called Redefining Normal. They've published a book called Redefining Normal, which shares their journey of two foster kids overcoming their pasts. 

 

In today’s episode, we’re going to discuss their journey and how we, as entrepreneurs, can make an impact on our communities.

Overcoming the Past

Alexis and Justin are both foster care alumni. Justin entered the foster care system when he was 9 years old and bounced from home to home throughout his childhood years. This created a lot of mental health struggles, leading to unhealthy habits such as substance abuse.