YOHANCÉ SALIMU
CEO & Founder, Normalize Greatness Global
Author Underprivileged Overachiever
Speaker, Advisor and Mentor

YOHANCE SALIMU
CEO & Founder, Normalize Greatness Global
Author Underprivileged Overachiever
Speaker, Advisor and Mentor

Underprivileged Overachiver A Crenshaw Story book by Y. A. Salimu

Y.A. Salimu almost feels too grown-up in this YA memoir as his compelling story occasionally shifts from gripping novel to raw ego, putting the reader right there in the city with him. Salimu’s story is tough to listen to at times, but roars of laughter await anyone brave enough to walk in this man’s shoes.

Readers expecting a sad Oliver Twist tale will instead find a confident, talented protagonist who continually defies low expectations and inspires those around him.

For bulk orders, please email yohance@normalizegreatness.com.

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Matt Logan, Yohancé Salimu are guests on Friday Night Live hosted by Eric Sondheimer and Randy Rosenbloom.

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Underprivileged Overachiever: A Crenshaw Story

Yohancé speaks openly and candidly about his experiences and hardships on his way to success as a fighter and a survivor.

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Ep 23: Yohancé Salimu - Underprivileged Overachiever

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Overcome and Inspire

Yohancé Salimu sings and plays the piano in a grand telling of his story. This rendition will warm your heart and bless your soul.

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Aspire to Achieve Greatness 

Yohancé Salimu, Founder and CEO of Normalize Greatness® Global, takes time to tell his story of overcoming tremendous odds. View this short-story in order to spark in yourself the drive it truly takes to overcome adversity.

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Find Your Passion And Work At It

In this interview, Yohancé as a rising star at the United States Air Force Academy showcased his passion for serving others. This video will leave you with a sense of pride and purpose as you intentionally look to serve.

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Remember to Pay it Forward

In this interview, Yohancé affirms his commitment to “pay it forward”. The phrase was a constant in his life, as he leaned on the kindness of mentors. Watch this video to understand that you have something your community needs, and as a reminder that your impact matters.

My journey started in South Central Los Angeles where I dealt with gangs, drugs, violence, and raising my little brother while we were homeless and starving. After graduating from the United States Air Force Academy with a degree in Geospatial Science, I became a pilot in the United States Air Force.

In July of 2019 I was stationed at Beale Air Force Base in California. I was feeling very down and depressed, so I spent four hours alone in my house praying and daydreaming. God revealed himself to me that day and gave me a front row seat to my own presentation. I watched myself tell the grand story of my life in front of thousands of people.

When the ‘me’ onstage was done, God handed me ‘my book’. He allowed me to flip through the chapters and see what I was going to write. The events of my life in the book had already taken place, so I just needed to fill out all the chapters in the table of contents that God had shown me.

Today, I use the inspiration from my own journey to empower others to be on par with their own greatness.

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My journey started in South Central Los Angeles where I dealt with gangs, drugs, violence, and raising my little brother while we were homeless and starving. After graduating from the United States Air Force Academy with a degree in Geospatial Science, I became a pilot in the United States Air Force.

In July of 2019 I was stationed at Beale Air Force Base in California. I was feeling very down and depressed, so I spent four hours alone in my house praying and daydreaming. God revealed himself to me that day and gave me a front row seat to my own presentation. I watched myself tell the grand story of my life in front of thousands of people.

When the ‘me’ onstage was done, God handed me ‘my book’. He allowed me to flip through the chapters and see what I was going to write. The events of my life in the book had already taken place, so I just needed to fill out all the chapters in the table of contents that God had shown me.

Today, I use the inspiration from my own journey to empower others to be on par with their own greatness.

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