From Hustling to Impacting Society: A Redemption Journey with Corey Jacobs

In a gripping conversation with Jarek Tadla, Corey Jacobs delved into his remarkable journey and how he faced 16 life sentences with unwavering optimism.



From the pitfalls of a life in the streets to finding purpose and impacting society, Corey's story is both inspiring and thought-provoking.

During conversation, Corey reflects on his mindset during the darkest times, emphasizing the choice to wear a smile instead of a frown. This choice, he believes, shapes not only one's face but also the aura they carry into the future.

Despite facing 16 life sentences, Corey held onto the belief that he would eventually be free. His unwavering faith in redemption and a second chance propelled him forward, motivating him to make the most of the time spent incarcerated.

Corey's journey is a rich tapestry woven with diverse experiences, from hustling in the streets to pursuing education, being a father, and the influence of his African heritage. Each thread contributes to the unique story that would later shape his impact on society. The pivotal moment for Corey was recognizing the consequences of his bad decisions. The lessons learned from his experiences, both positive and negative, became the building blocks for a new chapter in his life.

Corey also shared his vision that extended beyond mere survival. He aimed to thrive in society by leveraging the lessons learned in prison. Fitness, a sound mind, a forgiving heart, and a determination to make a positive impact on the world were the cornerstones of his redemption journey. Corey's ultimate goal was not just personal redemption but leaving a legacy that would make his children proud.

Join us as we explore the chapters of Corey's life, each page turned revealing a man determined to turn his past into a powerful force for change.