We had the good fortune of connecting with Jerome Storms and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Jerome, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
Our thought was simply we wanted to give the same platform to young athletes,that was giving to professional athletes. So that’s basically how the Ike and Rome show podcast was created. It also gave us an avenue to be able to mentor young ppl on the importance of education through sports.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
I got to where I am in management with UPS, was with hard work, my willingness to continue to learn operations, s as no the logistics of our package routes. I would love for your readers to understand that no matter how it started, that isn’t always how it ends!.. I was in prison for 15 yrs, I was at one point in my life an active gang member, facing a life sentence, but zGod saw it fit to give me another opportunity at life, I took it and never looked back. Yea some of my days were different then others but through it all God was there to guide my way. He gave me, my cohost the idea to do a all high school sports podcast (did I mention the very first one of its kind)

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
We would start with a good hearty dinner at fixings LA, after dinner we’d take a lil train ride to Dodger stadium, catch the game in the pavilion. I’ve always thought that Venice beach is always a coo spot to visit, just because it’s so wild that you’ll never know who, or what you’ll see.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would like to shoutout my cohost on the show, Ike. Together we’ve created one of the best high school sports podcast in the country. And of course my family, without them I wouldn’t have been able to navigate through the hidden road blocks that sometimes would pop up.

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