About Author: Inspired by his life experiences growing up in a working class, single-parent household, Che has carved out a life in art, music and social activism, always using his music career as a platform from which to stimulate social change. Che Smith is a dedicated father and a loving husband whose wife is a proud Chicago Public School teacher. In 2005, Che won a Grammy for “Jesus Walks”, which he co‑wrote with friend Kanye West. Follow him on Twitter at @RHYMEFEST.
Have you ever wanted something so badly, you dreamed about it? Have you ever had a goal that was so important, you sacrificed for it; you defended it when people said it was impossible; you found strength and determination you never knew you had in your efforts to pursue it?