About Yusef Salaam
Motivational speaker and activist who is best recognized for having been one of the Central Park Five. In 1990, he was wrongfully convicted for the rape and assault of Trisha Meili. He went on to be exonerated in 2002 and his story was told in the 2019 series When They See Us.
He was only 15 years of age when the incident in Central Park occurred.
He has given speeches at Amherst College and the National Conference for Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education.
Family of Yusef Salaam
He was born in the United States.
Close associates of Yusef Salaam
His story has been covered by both Ken Burns and Ava DuVernay.
About Tony Robbins
Motivational speaker and author of Awaken the Giant Within. His popular four-day seminar, Unleash The Power Within, includes an exercise in which audience members take their shoes off and walk over a bed of hot coals.
He attended Southern California’s Glendora High School. In his twenties, he lived in a small, low-rent apartment in Los Angeles and dreamed of owning a mansion. He accomplished this goal in 1984 when he bought the Del Mar Castle.
He began his career as a motivational speaker by promoting seminars for Jim Rohn.
Family of Tony Robbins
He married his first wife, Becky Robbins, after having a child with his former girlfriend, Liz Acosta. His second marriage was to Bonnie Humphrey.
Close associates of Tony Robbins
His book Money: Master the Game features interviews with such financial experts as Charles Schwab, Warren Buffett, and Carl Icahn.