TGM Classic | JeVon “JT” McCormick | Challenges and Opportunities for the Youth At Risk

On today’s show, Darius interviews JeVon (JT) McCormick, CEO of Scribe Media, who shares with us his thoughts on racial injustice, socio-economic inequality, company culture, and much, much more.

In this episode, Jevon and I talked about:

  • How JeVon went from a GED to CEO
  • Accountability in the workplace
  • The effects of systemic racism on entrepreneurs of color and changes we can make to fight against it
  • And other topics…

Meet Jevon:

JeVon McCormick is an American author, public speaker and businessman. In 2016, author Tucker Max hired McCormick as CEO of Scribe Media,[1] formerly known as Book in a Box, an Austin-based book writing and publishing company, after working together on McCormick’s book, I Got There: How I Overcame Racism, Poverty, and Abuse to Achieve the American Dream.

Meet Darius: 

Darius is your host of The Greatness Machine LIVE. Darius is a mad scientist, high-growth CEO, serial entrepreneur, author, conscious capitalist, speaker, and entertainer. Darius is on a quest to create 1,000,000 Core Value Driven Organization by 2030. He is calling this “The Core Value Revolution.” Darius is an alumni of the Birthing of Giants Entrepreneurial Program at MIT and Stagen Integral Leadership Program. Darius’s accolades include being ranked #9 Top Rated CEO in America on Glassdoor, has won numerous Stevie Awards, and has founded and grown organizations that have been ranked #40 in the Inc. 500 and were ranked #3 Best Places to Work By the San Francisco Business Time. He is all about the P’s: Passion, Pizza, Puzzles, and, especially, Pink Unicorns. His book, The Core Value Equation, is an Amazon #1 Best Seller and is available at

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