Kenn Blanchard

Kenn Blanchard is a Black Man with a Gun and so much more. He is host of the Black with a Gun podcast, a pastor, and former government agent. We go through his eclectic journey and love of guns. Stay tuned, this is an episode you will not want to miss.


“I am not bound to win but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right and will stand with him when he is right and part of him when he is wrong”. – Abraham Lincoln

Kenn’s Journey

Rev. Kenn talks about his transformation from artistic guy to a career as a protector serving his country for the CIA to the Black Man with a Gun.

Low Point

Rev. Kenn talks about he bankrupted his family

Aha Moment

We hear the emotional story of the argument that changed the face of Rev. Kenn’s marriage

His work now

We discuss Rev. Kenn 3 different podcasts

What’s Exciting Him Now

We touch on how Rev. Kenn is going to take his message on the road

Lightning Round

Book Rev. Kenn Recommends: The Bible

Helpful Habit: Listening – We have two ears and one mouth

Internet Resource: Google

Helpful Person: JROTC Teacher and surrogate dad, Chief Warrant Office Bernard Spriggs

What’s Your Purpose: Validate other people and make people feel better with his story

How to follow him


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Parting Words

Rev. Kenn tells a story about he helped a listener through a suicide attempt

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Derrick Duplessy

Executive Director at Duplessy Foundation
Derrick has coached 500+ executives in 10 years as an executive coach. He runs Duplessy Foundation which is dedicated to creating meaningful careers for everyone. He also hosts Purpose Rockstar, a daily show on iTunes where he shares the career stories of a variety of guests.

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