Kyle Hollins has traveled a road that is all too common to men and women that come from humble beginnings. He went through Homelessness, Drug Sells, and Gang Life which landed him incarcerated for 90 plus months. He is now a seminary student, attributed writer and the founder of Exile Promotions and Consulting along with The Lyrik’s Institution. Between teaching, public speaking, and using the science of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, he is now able to give back to a community from which he felt he took so much from.
Janese B. Williams
Janese B. Williams has defied the statistical norms of a teen mom and child of substance-addicted family members. Janese has climbed out of poverty, social and economic disenfranchisement, low self-worth, and esteem to earn a bachelor's degree, found Reborn From Ashes Ministries, and write the self-published book Your Relationship With You. Janese believes that one meaningful interaction with a young person could change the trajectory of their life for the rest of their life. She's a product of such interactions. As a Lyrik's Institution Culture Coach, she endeavors to make meaningful interactions with the youth of Kansas City on a larger scale.
Ryan knows what it means to have to find himself. His dad, grandfather and brother died at a very young age. Leaving him to find out what a man looks like on his own. He was Kicked out of school sophomore year having to attend a military school. He graduated high school at 16 with a high school equivalent (GED). He’s bumped his head quite a few times on this journey of finding himself but he did not quit. After becoming a full time father to his daughter, he was pushed to stretch himself to become better. Pushing to change his life he started to take in different books and knowledge and soon realized his calling. Motivational speaking was his calling and spent over 8 years perfecting his craft. He’s built courses in L.A. created audio and ebooks that available online. Ryan believes there is a “TSMITR” inside everyone waiting to be released