Actor R. Lee "Gunny" Ermey joins Adam for this episode of Take A Knee. Adam and Gunny opens the show talking about the value of hard work, especially when working towards a goal. Then Gunny talks about his troubled youth and eventual enlistment into the U.S. Army by order of a judge. That leads into Gunny's experience fighting in Vietnam during the late 60's and Gunny’s thoughts on the middle east & the crisis unfolding in that part of the world. Gunny also gets into his time living in Okinawa and opening a few bars and restaurants before coming back to the U.S. to act and advise filmmakers. Before they wrap, Adam & Gunny discuss the importance of getting successful before starting a family, as well as the importance of climbing ladder in one’s career.
NBA legend Jamaal Wilkes joins Adam for this episode of Take A Knee. Jamaal opens the show talking about his time playing basketball at UCLA, as well as his inspirational coach John Wooden. After that, Jamaal talks about how the lessons he learned from Wooden were implemented into his future business ventures. Adam asks Jamaal how he was able to maintain focus while playing for the Lakers Dynasty. Then Jamaal talks about growing up in Santa Monica and Ventura, and about the depression that comes along with having to reorient himself after the NBA. Before they wrap, Jamaal talks about the businesses he started after retiring from the NBA.