“In this time of change and uncertainty, John Hope Bryant’s fundamental optimism and clear vision are necessary and inspiring. He challenges us to renew our commitment to the American Dream and create inclusive opportunity for all Americans. John’s voice is essential to our national dialogue on how we build the future.”
—Dan Schulman, President and CEO, PayPal
“Up from Nothing explains how to really level the playing field—ensuring everyone can attain the Five Pillars of Success—with critical tools like education, financial literacy, and access to role models. In this book, John Hope Bryant shares how your perspective and passion can help determine your potential in life and demonstrates the power within each of us to influence and control our own reality.”
—Roger Goodell, Commissioner, National Football League
“My friend John is the real deal. He came from humble beginnings to become the premier authority on financial literacy. At a time when it’s needed the most, John has written an inspiring book that will provide the tools needed to improve this nation’s financial health, restore families, and embrace our communities once again. I strongly encourage you to read it.”
—Dikembe Mutombo, NBA Hall of Famer and Global Ambassador
“Up from Nothing” is essential reading about a once-in-a-generation reset. The creation of an equitable and sustainable future requires strong communities and shared accountability. This all starts at the local level where neighbors, local businesses, and meaningful connections have the power to create a rising tide that lifts all boats.”
—Sarah Friar, OBE, CEO, Nextdoor Inc.