Tony Gaskins, is theauthor of the award-winning book, Make it Work:22 time-tested, real-life lessons for sustaining a happy, healthy relationship. Ahusband of 12 years and a father of two boys, in his spare time he’s a bestselling author, international speaker, and celebrity life-coach. It all started after he lost his full football scholarship after 3 seasons. At 22 years of age, he used his gift of writing to start writing books based on the mistakes he’d made in life. At 25 years of age he went on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Tyra Banks Show, and the 700 Club telling different portions of his life story. He exposed his mistakes and turned them into lessons, focusing on everything from being toxic in relationships to living the street life with his cousins. Tony allowed his pain to birth his purpose. Then at 26, he was called on by the NBA, NFL, and NCAA to speak to athletes about life, love, and responsibility as young adults. As a result of Tony’s message going viral online, he has amassed 3 million supporters who enjoy his very real and raw delivery of life’s wisdom.