Hustle & Motivate

Hustle & Motivate
Interviewing real-life underdogs in the world of sports, entertainment, and more. Through insightful and thought-provoking conversations, we uncover how these inspiring individuals conquered obstacles and overcame adversity on the path to greatness. Brought to you by, the home of the underdog.
Matt Morrison - Director of MLB at LW Branding
Feb 14 • 24 min
Matt Morrison put in serious work before finding his home at LW Branding, a boutique branding and marketing agency working with professional athletes such as Kirk Cousins, Matt Carpenter, Brent Suter, and more. His insane work ethic and genuine nature is…
Jesse Bradley - Former Professional Goalkeeper
Feb 6 • 32 min
Jesse Bradley is a former professional goalkeeper who played in Africa and Scotland. He’s also a radio host, podcaster, author, and pastor at Grace Community Church in Auburn, Washington. Since he was 3-years-old, Jesse’s mission was to be a professional…
King Blitz - Rapper, Producer, and Songwriter
Jan 30 • 17 min
Before he won Lost Reality Music’s $10K contest, King Blitz was grinding on the independent circuit. Through years of raw determination, passion, and unwavering self-belief, he broke through the noise and emerged as the label’s new breakout artist. You…
Tanner Reklaitis - Writer & Coach
Jan 21 • 48 min
A few years ago, Tanner Reklaitis was a sophomore NAIA pitcher throwing 81 mph. Then, one day, he decided he was tired of being average. After a grinding away on the Driveline training program six or seven days a week for two years, he topped out at 95.9…
Corey Taylor - Writer & Motivational Speaker
Jan 15 • 34 min
Corey Taylor was born with a severe facial deformity and has spent the last 30 years of his life inspiring others and showing them that you can overcome any obstacle put in front of you. This is a man who’s been through a heck of a lot more than most…
Hunter Radenslaben - Founder & CEO of Athlete Nation
Dec 19, 2018 • 26 min
Athlete Nation started as a Twitter account in 2012, when Hunter Radenslaben was just 12-years-old. Heading into his freshman year of high school, Hunter lost his mother to cancer. It was during that time that he made the decision to create something…
Coach Joe Hart - Average Is The Enemy
Dec 12, 2018 • 39 min
A year ago, Joe Hart decided to change his life for the better. After detoxing his social media and getting back in shape, he made the decision to start sharing his message with the world. That message? Average is the Enemy. Music provided by TYSHii &…
Anthony John - Long Island-Based Rapper
Dec 6, 2018 • 21 min
Quiet and shy growing up, Anthony John turned to music as an outlet. Through consistent hard work, his confidence grew over time. And it’s taken him a long way. A short time ago, he won the Funk Flex freestyle contest. Today, he’s an up-and-coming artist…
Russell Wilde - COO of Front Office Sports
Nov 25, 2018 • 26 min
Russell Wilde joined the Front Office Sports team after founder Adam White posted in the University of Miami’s Facebook group asking for some help with a new project. Since then, they’ve built their publication into an authority in the sports business…
Nicolas Sebastian - College Dropout Turned Online Entrepreneur
Nov 13, 2018 • 29 min
Just a year ago, Nicolas Sebastian was playing Fortnite in his college dorm room. Now he makes a full-time income online. And he’s made it his mission to help you do the same. It all starts with your mindset. Music provided by TYSHii & A.N.T.
Kat Kallergis - Steadicam Operator in The Film Industry
Nov 6, 2018 • 30 min
Chatting with New York-based Steadicam Operator, Kat Kallergis. From working at her father’s restaurant to shooting the opening monologue of Saturday Night Live, Kat’s pursuit of her dreams is filled with lessons we can all learn from.
Jacolby Gilliam - Founder of 9INE POINT Magazine
Oct 29, 2018 • 27 min
Chatting with Jacolby Gilliam, a walk-on Division 1 athlete at Oklahoma who built his own sports media platform called 9INE POINT Magazine. It’s an athlete-driven platform with the goal of inspiring athletes to achieve their version of greatness. Jacolby…
Brandon Friederich - Maxim Staff Writer & Billboard Contributor
Oct 25, 2018 • 49 min
Chatting with Maxim Magazine staff writer and Billboard contributor Brandon Friederich. Hailing from a small town in Iowa, Brandon worked his way into a role with one of the most popular men’s magazines in America. His never-say-die attitude will show you…
Jah’Fear Toler - Brand Builder & Motivational Speaker
Oct 22, 2018 • 38 min
Chatting with Jah’Fear Toler, a 19-year-old entrepreneur with a truly special outlook on life. Jah’Fear is an aspiring motivational speaker currently building a lifestyle brand in college. His infectious energy and positive spirit will undoubtedly inspire…
DJ Scher - Social Media Marketer in the Music Industry
Oct 16, 2018 • 30 min
Chatting with DJ Scher, an 18-year-old making serious moves on multiple fronts. DJ is a social media marketer, working closely with both established and up-and-coming artists in the music industry. He’s also a YouTuber and future college baseball player.…