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Get Bizee Podcast Ep. 14 – Quan Huynh

After paroling a life sentence, he found success as an ex-convict and shared his journey in a best-selling novel.

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In this thought-provoking episode, Quan Huynh shares his remarkable story of transformation, from a troubled past marked by racism, gang violence, and a murder conviction, to a life dedicated to helping others find hope and purpose. Quan's journey of self-discovery while serving a 15-years-to-life sentence highlights the power of personal development and the potential for change within every individual. Through his work as the Executive Director of Defy Ventures and his bestselling book, "Sparrow in the Razor Wire," Quan demonstrates how entrepreneurship and second chances can break the cycle of recidivism and create lasting, positive impact. This episode serves as a powerful reminder that no matter how dire the circumstances, it is possible to find inner peace, purpose, and the strength to transform not only one's own life but the lives of others as well.

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Quan Huynh

Quan Huynh is a transformative leader, author, and the Executive Director of Defy Ventures Southern California, a nonprofit organization that provides entrepreneurship training and personal development programs to currently and formerly incarcerated individuals. After experiencing a challenging childhood marked by discrimination and loss, Quan became involved in gang activity, ultimately leading to a conviction for second-degree murder and a 15-years-to-life sentence. Since his release, Quan has dedicated his life to helping others transform their lives, break free from the cycle of recidivism, and create meaningful futures. He shares his inspiring story in his bestselling book, "Sparrow in the Razor Wire.".

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