The story of John Turnipseed's life and his family's struggles have been written over generations. Beginning with his father and extending to his grandson, four generations of Turnipseeds have lived in turmoil. Thirty extended-family members are in prison, ten for murder, and they formed the Rolling 30 Blood street gang.John spent ten years in prison himself, eventually coming to The Fathering Center at Urban Ventures as its first client. John is now the director of the Urban Ventures Center for Fathering in Minneapolis reaching 600 men and 200 women every year. John was the first AMICUS Everyday Hero captured in a TPT public television series and his goal is to instill a conscience back into society and our culture.
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