Houston, TX –
Vaughaligan “Von Won” Walwyn was born in the U.S. Virgin Islands and
raised on Houston’s southeast side. After this all-American athlete and
record holder in long jump had a career-ending knee injury about the
same time he lost his father to AIDS, it put him on a journey of bad
decisions which lead him to being repeatedly tazed and abused by police –
on a night he refers to as “Shock Therapy.”
This event pushed
Von Won to put down his reckless lifestyle of drinking, drug abuse and
chasing riches, to living a life of integrity. Von Won Walwyn has
emerged as an inspirational recording artist, writer and powerful
motivational speaker, who challenges youth and young adults around the
world to pursue their dreams and overcome all obstacles to reach their
Walwyn also heads up Von Won Ministries in Houston; a
faith based organization that targets at-risk youth in its ‘Mission
Possible’ program. While this ministry is spearheaded by Von Won, it
supports several ministers and operates in many dynamic functions that share a common goal – to change the world through faith-based media.
Won Walwyn is a graduate of Rice University, all-American
athlete/rapper, and a dedicated husband and father whose transition
released him from drugs and alcohol and empowered him to become a
successful gospel artist and motivational speaker. In fact, he recently
signed a new record contract to Purpose By Faith Music Group, a record
label started by Quintin Demps, #27 for the Houston Texans, who is also
beginning a career as a Christian rap singer.
Won set out to change the negative impact many of today’s role models
in music and athletics have had on young people and, by raising the bar,
he has now given America’s youth a positive role model to emulate!
Won Walwyn has been featured in the Houston Chronicle and appeared on
the Great Day Houston television show. He has also been the opener for
Fred Hammond, T.D. Jakes and Kirk Franklin, among other great
NV – Whitney Houston’s powerful voice made her one of the greatest
musical geniuses of our generation. Yet even while she attained a level
of triumphant success that surpassed all other musical stars, she
descended into the pits of an internal hell that finally took her life.
While her descent was fueled by drugs and supported by a destructive
marriage, “the true cause of her death has never been revealed before
now,” says Judith Sherven, PhD.
Beginning with early childhood
and tracing her life and career, What Really Killed Whitney Houston?
(JayEss Publishing) by husband and wife psychology team Judith Sherven,
PhD and Jim Sniechowski, PhD examines her life and death through the
lens of her unconscious loyalties and explains how these loyalties
deprived her of being able to embrace and live inside her success.
authors, relationship experts, and sought-after keynote speakers Judith
& Jim (as they are best known) specialize in ‘The Fear of Being
Fabulous’ and in their latest book What Really Killed Whitney Houston?
they compassionately reveal the depth of Whitney’s internal hell and
what ultimately cost her her life.
It would seem that being one
of the world’s best-selling music artists, having sold over 170 million
albums, singles, and videos worldwide, and being cited by the Guinness
World Records as the most-awarded female act of all time, Whitney would
have felt very secure about who she was. Unfortunately, the extreme
pressure put on celebrities took both an emotional and physical toll on
Whitney. While outwardly, she showed the world a beautiful woman with a
voice like an angel – inside she was dealing with her own set of demons.
Judging by the rave reviews, all of us can learn from this book
and gain freedom from our fears and issues. Art Klein, best-selling
Book of the Month Club Author and former V.P. of Marketing for The New
York Times Corporation, summed it up by saying: “This is the most
important book ever written about the most important subject facing
every aware human being: how to fulfill your magnificence and not
succumb to lethal unconscious allegiances. This is a book about the
deepest personal freedom possible. Nothing matters more.”
Really Killed Whitney Houston? is the sixth book by relationship experts
Judith & Jim, whose first five books are already best-sellers. They
have accurately discovered the core issue that holds people back from
the success they desire and the solutions outlined in their book are
evolutionary and enlightening.
Judith & Jim are sought after
executive coaches for many major corporations nationwide and
internationally, and as guest experts they have appeared on over 2500
television and radio shows including Oprah, The View, 48 Hours, Canada
AM, MSNBC and CNN as well as being interviewed for and published by many
high profile magazines and newspapers.