About the Author
John Hope Bryant is an entrepreneur, author, and advisor and one of the nation s most recognized empowerment leaders. He is the founder, chairman, and CEO of Operation HOPE and Bryant Group Companies. Recognized as one of Time magazine s 50 for the Future leaders, Bryant is the author of Love Leadership and is the only African-American bestselling business author. He served as chairman of the President s Advisory Council on Financial Capability, Subcommittee on the Underserved and Community Empowerment, and was appointed by President Obama in 2014 as a member of the President s Advisory Council on Financial Capability for Young Americans. He is also cofounder of the Gallup-HOPE Index, the only national research poll on youth financial dignity and youth economic energy in the United States.
J. D. Jackson is a theater professor, aspiring stage director, and award-winning audiobook narrator. A classically trained actor, his television and film credits include roles on "House", "ER", and "Law & Order". J. D. was named one of "AudioFile" magazine's Best Voices of the Year for 2012 and 2013.
Andrew Young was John Edwards's longest serving and most trusted aide. He raised more than $10 million for the politician's various causes and played a key role in Edwards's efforts to become president of the United States.