Growing up in the Projects to Becoming a Leader: The Story of Fred Towler

Get to know Fred Towler, an inspiring Memphis icon who has triumphed over adversity to become a successful industry leader. Raised in the Claiborne Homes projects as the oldest of five siblings, Fred experienced numerous challenges, including exposure to gang violence and the need to grow up quickly. However, his steadfast faith, devoted mother, and mentorship helped him turn his life around and pursue a brighter future. Young adults seeking inspiration can look to Fred’s story as proof that one’s past doesn’t define them.

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