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He said, quote, "I have younger and older siblings. My thing was, 'I know my little sisters are looking up to me.' The [fear] of them giving up on their dreams because I gave up on mine frightened me.
"That's really kept me going even on the days of living in the car and not eating and working two or three jobs at once. I used to get excited waking up thinking, 'Today could be the day I get an email or a phone call.' Ten years later, it changed."
Another thing that helped him stay on track were the solid values he got from his parents. Quote, "All my dad listens to is country music and all my mom listens to is Christian music so it was cool having those two genres as a foundation."