How This Former Athlete Grew His Personal Project Into a Brand that Speaks to Millions Former NFL player Trent Shelton speaks about his journey, from living the glamorous life of a pro athlete to developing his new persona.

By Gerard Adams

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In the latest episode of Leaders Create Leaders, Entrepreneur Network partner Gerard Adams sits down with Trent Shelton, a former professional football player who has transitioned to become a successful vlogger and viral-famous motivational speaker. The influencer's content focuses on promoting positive mental health habits.

Shelton explains how his video channel, Rehab Time, was solely for himself when he started. Over time, the blossoming of the channel proved Shelton's message spoke to people, and by now, he knows a thing or two about attracting a large audience.

Shelton stresses the need to come from a real place and treat yourself well in order to grow and sustain a fanbase. Moreover, Shelton emphasizes the need to begin every day with a win to establish a positive mental space to meet goals.

To hear more from Adams and Shelton's conversation, click the video.

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Gerard Adams

Entrepreneur, angel investor, self-made millionaire at 24

Gerard Adams is The Millennial Mentor™, inspiring the generation to leverage their passions for success and create the lifestyle they dream of. A serial entrepreneur, angel investor, self-made millionaire by the age of 24 and millennial himself, he is most popularly known as the co-founder of Elite Daily. To date, he has built, backed or invested in nine businesses across multiple industries that have all delivered over seven-figure profits. Gerard has recently developed a video series, Leaders Create Leaders, to offer a behind-the-scenes look at what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur. Learn more at GerardAdams.com

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