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Rising Stars: Meet Jo’Von Hollowell

Today we’d like to introduce you to Jo’Von Hollowell.

Hi Jo’Von, thanks for joining us today. We’d love for you to start by introducing yourself.
Born and raised in Oak Lawn, Illinois and a small city of Benton Harbor, MI, life was rough growing up. Very rough. Grew up being the middle of three boys in a very Abusive household, working and experiencing homelessness by The time I was nine. Lost my oldest brother in 2011 and my two cousins whom were brothers to us as well by 2013. My stepdad taught me everything he possible could while I was home. Once I turned 11, life started for me. Then I lost him in 2015. I was already highly proficient in constriction And mechanics by the time I was 13 years old due to my dad always pulling me out. Boxing and street workouts while taking care of home was my Dad’s vision of a walk of life for me. Including Gymnastics and world knowledge. Mia famiglia e italiano. I had to do everything differently. He wanted me to make it out. More than I did at that time.

Got into trouble running the streets at the age of 16 and had an option. Prison or the marines. As you can see, I’m still a free man so you know which route I took. After my term in the marines, I moved to California and start my life start over completely there, whilst traveling and learning as much as I could. I’ve always worked good jobs or had contracts so money was never an issue. If I needed something, I made it happen.

20-21 years old, I moved to California.

Trying to figure out my life and not become of of the lost souls, I ended up having a bad episode (ptsd) and had to take a few trips to the harbor UCLA Mental asylum so I can get my head in the game correctly.

The day I came out, I decided to go to muscle beach. First day there and I needed up on fox five news.

Then a year goes by and I started battling for a company called WCO (world calisthenics organization) while standing ground as the super heavyweight of muscle beach.

Westside Street Team is my crew.

Around 2018 I moved to New York. So I told you I have a stepdad earlier.

Well, I found my real dad and my actual famiglia. Lived in Jersey city for a year just so I can be around my actual family. It felt amazing actually having a family again after all that time.

So I ended up finding a gym called “Brooklyn zoo”. And made a friends out there that do what I do. I was amazed to see the sport grow so quickly. from nothing to all over the world.

Moved back to California so I can be with my daughter finally, and applied for an audition with Americas got talent. 2019.

I didn’t make the show, but I was able to do their tv commercial. That opened up a few doors for me as I went on to make Instagram videos with a few stars.

From then I’ve been going viral on a few platforms. I meditate Thru movement. Any sound. Any melody. Even no melody.

I can create and move as such. When a diamond shines from its rough … smooth and suave.

Mastering your body weight takes a lot is skill. You have to become one with yourself and everything around you. Your mental has to be stronger than your physical.

Meaning overcoming those immature wants, healing from past traumas and mending old wounds.

You have to move within your spirit. it will show the longer you dwell within.

I’m sure you wouldn’t say it’s been obstacle free, but so far would you say the journey have been a fairly smooth road?
Homelessness, losing all my family at an early age, a lot of self-doubts, and why me’s. In the world as a kid, trying to do right and live by what my stepdad instilled in me was the hardest challenge until I understood why at the age of 25.

My relationship with my daughter and her mother. It took me a while to understand why she did what she did.

But now, I just sit back and let time take its course. So much for nothing at all … had to learn to look at the signs and listen to what people are saying.

Not what I want things to be. Everyone isn’t like me.

Can you tell our readers more about what you do and what you think sets you apart from others?
I’ve been a carpenter since I was able to walk. My stepdad taught me everything so early. It’s like he knew he wouldn’t be around long.

Been working since I was nine. I have my own remodeling business.

HOLLOWELL Design and Co.

My granddads Electrical Company

Let’s get it right LLC.

I can build just About anything you can think of. Houses. Cars, Motorcycles.

So I wanted to see if I can build a human. I had to start within myself first.

On social Media, I’m known for my mind and my movements. I stand on the facts that are made. Not beliefs.

In order to call yourself a true teacher, you must master everything from mental to spiritual and then physical.

Do things no one else can. But amazes all.

How do you think about happiness?
1: Seeing others happy.

2: waking up everyday healthy and still able to move in the light.

3: Learning. Everyday is a new day to gain knowledge. And I love knowledge. Depending on what it’s teaching.

4: Helping those less fortunate than me.

Because I know what’s it’s like to be down there.

No one to care. No one to help. Trying to figure it out or even have a chance.


  • Personal Training $500-$1000 monthly
  • Life Coach – $1000+

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  • Instagram: _jiovonni_

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