From Football Star to Beacon of Hope with Shawn Balva

In this deeply inspiring episode, I sit down with Shawn Balva, a former high-level football athlete who faced significant challenges in his youth, leading to a struggle with drug addiction and a consequential prison sentence. Shawn shares his incredible journey of transformation, resilience, and redemption, detailing how he overcame adversity and now dedicates his life to helping others.

Key Topics Discussed:

  • Shawn’s Early Life and Football Career
  • The Downward Spiral
  • Life in Prison and Finding Redemption
  • Writing His Book
  • Life After Prison
  • Reflections on Football and Moving Forward

Shawn’s story is a powerful reminder of the human capacity for change and the importance of support and self-belief in overcoming life's toughest challenges. His journey from despair to hope and his commitment to helping others is truly inspiring.

Connect with Sean:

For those interested in learning more about Sean's journey or inviting him for motivational speaking, please visit his website or Instagram.

Resources Mentioned:

Shawn’s Website:

Shawn’s Instagram: Shawn Balva - Faith & Spirituality Based Content (@convict.ion) • Instagram photos and videos

Shawn’s Book: BUY "CONVICTION" 

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