CJFF Publishing


Navigating Through the Valleys of Success

A Perspective in the Perseverance


Cleon Joseph


Cleon "CJ" Joseph


Author Cleon (CJ) Joseph, CEO of CJ’s Functional Fitness, is one of the premier fitness gurus, in Los Angeles, with almost 30-yrs of fitness and martial arts training.  He has multiple fitness certifications from the National Academy of Sports Medicine and is also a 22-year law enforcement veteran in the Los Angeles area, currently working as a community relations supervisor.  CJ has been featured as a guest trainer on the Radio Free 102.3 KJLH’s Steve Harvey Morning Show with Adai Lamar for The Summer Fitness Minute, KTLA Channel 5, KCBS/CAL 9 and The Word Network.  CJ has worked with non-profit organizations like The Center for Lupus Care, The American Heart Association, The American Diabetes Association and Special Needs Network to further spread the message of wellness all over Southern California, along with his own community program (Battle of the Bulge LA), motivational speaking engagements and workshops on wellness.

"The rewards of God's success for you comes with tests in your valleys!"

Cleon Joseph


Navigating through the Valleys of Success

A Perspective in Perseverance


Every entrepreneur wants to achieve the American Dream of being successful, but many fail to realize that true success comes from life's darkest pits.  It is easy to be amazed by the super successful, Some of the successful people we admire today inherited their wealth, with plenty of room to fail upward. Some we admire are miserable because they lost their purpose.  You now have someone that is fresh from the valley who can vividly paint the picture of the journey it took to find the true meaning of success.  I acknowledge that everyone's life story is different but the formula is the same for those that choose to find their purpose in life as an entrepreneur.  You will learn how God used personal tragedies, work related setbacks and failure to help me succeed.  What I thought was hurting me actually helped me.  Even in my missteps God chose me to win.  You will understand that God works through people to bring you out of the valleys as long as you submit to the creators purpose for you. You'll realize success is not only money or material.  God will supply you with the resources needed to succeed and tackle larger valleys.  Your faith earns his trust in you.  God's trust in you earns increase to deal with bigger valleys. Read on and find that there is hope for everyone if you are willing to climb.  True failure is quitting.