Serendipity With Inky Johnson

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Join Inky Johnson for an insightful dialogue about the occurrence and development of events in one's life that happen by chance in a happy or beneficial way.

Episode Date
30 - The Season Finale
It is officially the end of Season 1 of The Serendipity Podcast and in this episode, Inky reflects on the last 30 weeks. Many times when we meet people, we think that’s where they’ve always been but that’s never really the case. During this season, Inky introduced us to amazing individuals who overcame obstacles, opposition, and adversity and learned from their life’s experiences to get them to where they are today. In this episode, we reflect on some of the highlights throughout the season.
Sep 20, 2021
29 - Don't Take It For Granted w/ Sinclair Cannon
Inky joins Sinclair Cannon, a father and former collegiate athlete. Sinclair shares candid details about a few serendipity moments in his life that have come together to create the man that he is today.
Sep 13, 2021
28 - When We Look in the Mirror w/ DeMarco Mitchell
In today's episode, Inky talks to his eighth-grade math teacher and basketball coach, DeMarco Mitchell. DeMarco, who is now a Principal in Atlantic Public Schools, speaks candidly about his journey as an athlete, coach, and educator and how he uses those experiences to speak life into today's youth. 
Sep 06, 2021
27 - Self-Reflection w/ Tory Dandy
Do you take time to reflect on yourself, your relationships, your decisions, and your life in general? In today's episode, Inky sits down with Tory Dandy. Tory is the co-head and managing partner at CAA Sports Football Division. When he sits back and thinks about how he got to where he is today, it is the power of self-reflection, making good decisions, and mentorship that propelled him to be the man that he is today.
Aug 30, 2021
26 - Dedicated Patience w/ Coach Flo
"In life, there will be some failures. Everything will not start out right." Today's guest is Coach Flo, Auburn University's Women's Basketball Head Coach. She shares her remarkable story of how she transitioned from athlete to coach, even though she had no intentions of ever coaching. Throughout her journey, she encountered challenges and difficulties but they were all necessary for her growth and development as a coach and as a woman.
Aug 23, 2021
25 - Serendipity Moments w/ Ramon Foster
Do you believe that you can live out your goals, dreams, and aspirations in life in spite of the twists and turns life takes? This week, Inky is joined by the individual that was the inspiration for the Serendipity podcast. Ramon Foster is a former football guard who played 11 seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He is also a close friend of Inky's who knows and understands that serendipity is all about life taking you on an unexpected, many times painful journey, that in the end you can look back on and appreciate.
Aug 16, 2021
24 - Revealing Your Character w/ Scott Barbour
Today's guest grew up hearing his father say, "Tough times don't test your character, they reveal your character." Inky is in the studio with Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Scott Barbour who shares his life journey that includes changing gears after he recognized that his dreams of being a professional softball player were not going to be realized. Through this candid dialogue, you will learn how, just like Inky, Dr. Barbour took the tough times that life dealt and learned how to stay true to principle and success all throughout the journey.
Aug 09, 2021
23 - Experience w/ Robert Ayers
In this episode, Inky is joined by Robert Ayers, a former American football defensive end that played 10 years in the NFL with the Denver Broncos, New York Giants, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Listen as Inky takes you through the ups and downs in his life and how every experience made him into the man that he is today.
Aug 02, 2021
22 - Better Not Bitter w/ Anthony Tuggle
“Your struggle is your strength. If you can resist becoming negative, bitter, or hopeless, in time, your struggle will give you everything.” These are the words of Author, Authentic Servant Leader, Charismatic Transformational Executive, Life Coach, Motivational Speaker and Philanthropist Anthony Tuggle. In this episode, Anthony shares his captivating life journey, inclusive of unexpected kidney failure in his 20s, that led him to write his book, I'm Better Not Bitter. In the book, he talks about how each of us gets to make a decision. Regardless of what has happened to us, we can choose better. This is one you don’t want to miss!
Jul 26, 2021
21 - Slow Down to Speed Up w/ Aaron Walters
In today's episode, Inky converses with Aaron Walters as he shares his journey from being a boy just trying to make some money to be the husband, father, and CEO that he is today. As serendipity would have it, Aaron started off his career journey from the stockroom and literally worked his way to the boardroom, and he did so having a focus on people and their needs. Listen to find out more about Aaron's unique life journey.
Jul 19, 2021
20 - When We Stand w/ Terrence Lester
“Every single person is deserving of dignity no matter how damaged or disrupted the shell that carries it.” Terrence Lester believes that we should not look at the outer appearance of a person to define their worth. In addition to being a husband, father, and activist, Terrence is also the founder of Love Beyond Walls, a foundation based in Atlanta. Started by Terrence in response to systemic poverty in his own life and in the lives of others, Terrence now uses this platform to share with others that by using our gifts in collaboration with others, we can do more together than we ever could on our own.
Jul 12, 2021
19 - Organic Respect w/ Phil Handy
Have you ever taken some time to stop and reflect on what truly matters in your life? In this episode Inky is joined by NBA basketball assistant coach of the Los Angeles Lakers and player development trainer, Phil Handy. Phil Handy speaks candidly about the effect the 2020 pandemic had on him and he realized that it allowed him time to grow personally. He also shares information about his journey that got him to where he is now as the assistant coach in the NBA. Listen and be inspired! 
Jul 05, 2021
18 - Stick to the Script w/ Trooper Taylor
Duke University Assistant Head Football Coach Trooper Taylor joins Inky on this episode to talk to us about how setbacks in life eventually lead to the best comebacks. A believer, he trusts in the Biblical promise that, “All things work together for good for those who love the Lord.“ Many times you have to go through it to get to it.
Jun 28, 2021
17 - Hard Work w/ Lewis Caralla
In this episode, Inky talks to Lewis Caralla, the head strength and conditioning coach at Georgia Tech University. In his capacity, his focus is not just about the physical strength and conditioning of the football players. At the core of physical strength and conditioning is a mental commitment to the process. As Lewis Caralla says, “Hard work pays off, but no one tells you when. Can you maintain your patience when you don’t know the end is coming?” Listen all the way through for more gems.
Jun 21, 2021
16 - Expected Belief w/ Duke Preston
“If you were to look at your life in the mirror and see your hopes, dreams, and what you want to become, would you say that those hopes and dreams are still what you want?” Those are the words of today’s guest, Duke Preston. Duke is a newly engaged father, former NFL player, a Seminary graduate, and Director of Player Engagement for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who are the 2021 Super Bowl champions! Grab a pen and paper, because you don’t want to miss any of the gems that are being dropped.
Jun 14, 2021
15 - Serendipity w/ Jerod Mayo
This week, Inky talks to former linebacker and American Football inside linebacker coach for the New England Patriots, Jerod Mayo.
Jun 07, 2021
14 - Breeding Trust w/ Hugh Freeze
This week’s guest is Liberty University football coach Hugh Freeze. In addition to being a phenomenal coach, Hugh is an amazing motivator and example of how to succeed in life and pushing despite any of the “D’s” life; death, disease, or disappointment. How we deal with these moments really determine how we will finish. 
May 31, 2021
13 - Level of Consistency w/ Bobby Wagner
In today’s episode, Inky sits down with Bobby Wagner who is known as an American football linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League. You don't want to miss Bobby talk about the mindsets and actions that have led him to his current success and will lead him into future success both on and off the field.
May 24, 2021
12 - Invalid Excuses w/ Tobe Nwigwe
May 17, 2021
11 - Strength of Empathy w/ Ed Mylett
Every human wants to know that they are loved, cared for, and served. When Ed Mylett realized this after working with orphaned children, his life was changed forever. In this episode, Inky meets with the Author, Speaker, and Business Mogul about how fulfilling our lives can be when we see beyond ourselves to the needs of and connection with other people.
May 10, 2021
10 - Silence Self Doubt w/ Jesse Itzler
For our tenth episode we are excited for today’s show with serial entrepreneur, author, keynote speaker, and owner of the Atlanta Hawk’s Jesse Itzler. Be prepared to gain some tangible tips and strategies for daily success, goal setting, and execution with one of the most successful men on the planet.
May 03, 2021
09 - Humble Savage w/ Eric Berry
“The simplest thing you can do to bring your goal to a physical state is to write it down.” You may know Eric Berry as the talented Former NFL safety, but what you may not know about Eric Berry is that his love of football is just one of the things that he got from his father. Eric’s dad taught him the value of using writing to write his goals and visualize them. These valuable truths helped him to develop his humble savage mindset. Listen to find out more about it!
Apr 26, 2021
08 - Human Connection w/ Wallo267
In today's episode, Inky talks with Wallo267 an author, social influencer, activist, and entrepreneur that has risen above his difficult past to dedicate his life to giving hope to millions. Through candid conversation and real talk, Wallo shares his life story, that is riddled with loss and poor choices. He wants you to know that regardless of what you are going through, you have the ability to choose life and success by making the best out of each situation and learning from every obstacle. 
Apr 19, 2021
07 - The Power of the Mind w/ Jalen Ramsey
Today’s guest, Jalen Ramsey, is known for being a talented, outspoken, and competitive NFL cornerback for the LA Rams. What he may not be as well known for is being an amazing “Girl Dad,” his deep faith in God, and his commitment to continual achievement and excellence in every aspect of his life. Jalen attributes his success to the thoughts that he chooses to dwell on. He chooses to think positively, believe in the power of yet, and always commit to doing more as a man, father, son, and professional.
Apr 12, 2021
06 - Run Your Race w/ Isaiah Thomas
“Adversity is a part of who I am. It’s a way of life for me.” In today’s episode, Inky talks to an incredible husband, father, and professional athlete who is known to defy the odds, Isaiah Thomas. From being the last pick of the draft to becoming an NBA All-Star, Isaiah Thomas knows what it means to be in tough situations but not allow your circumstances as an excuse to quit. As you listen, be prepared to be challenged by one of the greatest athletes to ever walk the planet.
Apr 05, 2021
05 - Revamped Mindset w/ Andre Ward
“Where we see people and where we meet people is not where they have always been.” This statement is true for so many individuals, such as today’s guest Andre Ward, retired professional middleweight and heavyweight boxer. Today, Andre Ward holds an undefeated boxing record in two weight classes!
Mar 29, 2021
04 - Beneficial Experiences w/ Lane Kiffin
Have you ever experienced loss in your life such as the loss of a job or a broken relationship? In this week’s episode, Inky talks with Lane Kiffin, the Head Football Coach at The University of Mississippi. His coaching career is quite colorful, having coached at both the collegiate and NFL levels. In this podcast, Lane shares his journey filled with highs and lows and how he maneuvered through each of these experiences.
Mar 22, 2021
03 - Any Given Sunday w/ Cam Newton
In this week’s episode, Inky has a candid conversation with NFL Superstar, Cam Newton about his quest for continual self improvement.  Despite what our circumstances are, many times we stand in our own way. We make excuses, absorb the negative thoughts of those around us, and stifle our own growth.  In this deep dialogue, Cam takes us on his own personal journey towards the development of self-love, self-awareness, and authenticity.
Mar 15, 2021
02 - Life Perspectives w/ LeVelle Moton
“Life is about perspective. It’s not what you see. It’s how you see it. And what you see is what you get.” In this week’s episode, Inky is joined by husband, father, and legendary head basketball coach at North Carolina Central University, LeVelle Moton for a raw dialogue about life, motivation, and discipline. LeVelle understands that his perspective on life and the character that he has developed are direct results of the difficult life experiences he had growing as a young athlete in “the
Mar 08, 2021
01 - Grace & Mercy w/ Garth Brooks
Do you know the difference between grace and mercy? In today’s episode, Inky takes us on a journey with Country Music Hall of Famer, Garth Brooks as he describes key events and circumstances that worked together to make him who and what he is today. Garth and Inky help us to see that in each situation there are opportunities to be realized and lessons to be learned in the midst of them. Also, be sure to listen all the way through to find out what the difference between grace and mercy truly is.
Mar 01, 2021
Serendipity With Inky Johnson Trailer
Welcome to Serendipity With Inky Johnson. Lock in as Inky explains what Serendipity means to him and what you can expect on future episodes. 
Feb 11, 2021