Jonathan Edison, author of “Survival Mode” on Overcoming Life’s Challenges

From the Illinois Assn of School Boards conference: We talk one on one with Jonathan Edison, who overcame severe hardships based on his family experience, and suffer poor grades in elementary school, to later become the youngest school principle in Detroit.  Edison earned a Masters degree and is pursuing another Master degree at Harvard.

Edison is the author of “Survival Mode” that cronicles how he overcame the hardships of his early life, and what lessons we can all apply to the challenges we face day-to-day. Edison is the author of nine books, including books written for young children.