Damon West started using drugs by age 12 and before his 30th birthday was sentenced to 65 years in prison. After serving seven years, he emerged from prison completely changed. The key lesson he learned in prison was that you can change your environment. Now, as a motivational speaker, he teaches others how to do the same. Interview with Damon West, the of Damon West, LLC. The following is the pre-interview with Damon West. Be sure to watch the recorded interview above. How are you personally affected by overcoming adversity? I am an addict and convicted felon, living a life in long-term recovery. I had to become the coffee bean to be where I am today. What is your take on Positively changing your environment around you, like the coffee bean? Each of us has the power to change the environment around us. Never miss another interview! Join Devin here: http://bit.ly/joindevin. Click the following link to learn my insider secrets to media publicity for social impact: http://bit.ly/75offmedia.