In this first episode of the stranded podcast we have a special guest. He was raised by a single mother after losing his father to violence, Rontel Batie, at 29 is currently the youngest black male to run for the U.S. Congress since 1871.
Talk about overcoming adversity!
Working since he was 12, Rontel knew from an early age he would be in an important, he even dressed the part as early as high school.
In this episode, Rontel discusses his priorities as a potential member of Congress. Why he believes educated millennials will be the poorest person in the country soon, and the importance of listening to your gut even when it doesn’t make sense.