An author, actor, investor, national lecturer, martial arts expert, and humanitarian. He is one of the youngest authors in history to ever publish three books in one year within three separate genres. Rarely, in such a diverse spectrum has anyone created so much. This young man has been creating in life from an early age. Always taught to, “never give up,” he hasn’t. At twelve years of age, he was writing country music lyrics. By fourteen, Rod had achieved his black belt in Kung Fu, by fifteen he was teaching to people twice his age from his own martial arts school. Later, he went on to become a five-time Florida state sport karate champion. By seventeen, he had dropped out of school and obtained his GED. Self taught, by twenty seven, he started investing in real estate and to date, is considered an expert, having secured for purchase millions of dollars in real estate for little-to-no-money-down. Known for his creative approach to buying real estate he has secured million dollar apartment buildings for as little as $500.00. Today, he still serves as a consultant to real estate wealth builders around the country.
His pursuit of his dream -- acting, and his passion for the theater and the arts is what has led him to writing fiction. Having criss-crossed fields, he has become known in both the fiction and non-fiction categories. His writings in non-fiction include investing and self defense, such as: “How to Buy and Flip Real Estate for a Profit.” and “The Way of the Cosmic Fist - A beginners guide into the art of Tai-Ch’uan-Tao,” as well as others.
His humanitarian efforts are an on-going effort to promote “The Way to Happiness Foundation,” Rod actively and proudly promotes “The Way to Happiness,” working to instill good moral values in our children and people across the country. Ever the hopeless romantic and in addition to his nonfiction work, Rod loves to write poetry and contemporary fiction trying to instill in others that they too, can find true happiness. Visit Rod on his website at: www.rodlgriffin.com