After being incarcerated for 22.5 years, 

I help formerly incarcerated individuals with the essential life skills needed for success, while on their path to redemption.



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"I help people transform and find redemption."

At the age of 19, Lester was sentenced to serve life in prison for murder. During his time in prison, Lester began to create outlines, programs, and classes to instruct and mentor fellow inmates. He served a total of 22 years and 5 months before being paroled in 2015 at the age of 41. Today, Lester is a Transformational Speaker, Certified

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Rebecca Jessup

For those of us who care about someone who is currently incarcerated, Lester gives a sense of hope and of what's possible, positive change and a positive life after prison.

Renee M. James

 Lester's message is truly life-changing.  His book and speech gives men the tools to fight these battles in a healthy way. Thank you so much Lester for all that you have done!

Shawn Gavin

I just started reading this book today and it is a powerful piece of manuscript. I have never been incarcerated before but, I felt like he was speaking directly to me. Thank you Lester and (your wife).

I want to set a new standard for "living a life of redemption". 

As an Renowned Speaker, and Coach, I'm passionate about educating formerly incarcerated individuals around advocacy and organizing.

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Books By Lester Young

The Five Stages of Growth

How I Transformed My Life While Serving Life

The Five Stages of Growth is the personal testament of Lester Young's resilience while standing in the face of different adversities. Not only does this book speak on the adversities he faced daily while incarcerated, he also gives insight on struggles he's stumbled across since being released from prison on May 15, 2015.

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The Five Stages of Incarceration

How I Found My Path2Redemption While Serving Life

 "The Five Stages of Incarceration" is the personal story of Lester Young's journey to redemption. This "self-help" booklet is the perfect blueprint for those that are currently incarcerated. During the first 3 years of his incarceration, he recognized the need to change.

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