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AKEEM HAYNES

Olympian

Perseverance

Akeem is a two time Olympian, bringing home bronze from the 2016 Olympics. He is a published author of two books and the founder of the Faith Over Fear Foundation. Moving to Canada at a young age, his family experienced poverty and adversity. He struggled in school but found sports gave him a way to learn how to never give up despite the odds.

Our National Hope Talks is about not just hoping things will get better, but looking to HOPE as a plan.

H – HABITS
O – learning how to OVERCOME
P – getting the right PEOPLE around us
E – learning to find EXPRESSION

Akeem speaks to the “O” of hope as a plan and finding courage.

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