• I started as a GED instructor, I created my own GED program, and I realized that a lot of young people that don’t do well academically. It’s not that they don’t have the competency to do it or the skill set to do it; it’s just that they weren’t motivated to learn. They weren’t interested in school, so I started just talking to students and just really going in on them like, “Yo, this is life or death.”

    "Daily Word: Happy Holidays!! (You Have to Want Success As Bad As You Want To Breathe!!)". Interview with Ash Cash, December 25, 2012.