About the Author
Rashid Raziq Rashad born in Atlanta, GA on November 17, 1967 grew up in Techwood Homes the first public housing project built in America. Techwood Homes was completed in 1936, it was intended to eliminate the slums that the poor had been living in, but eventually became one itself. Throughout the 70s and 80s the area was synonymous with urban blight cascading in drugs and violence. His father Woodrow Stargell Jr. was a construction worker that helped build many of the commercial buildings in downtown Atlanta. His mother Eloise Stargell worked at nearby Georgia Tech for 38 years very seldom missing any days in those 38 years. His father was murdered by a so called family friend when he was only 8 years old. Rashid is the youngest of four children, Robert, Donna and Scott. Rashid has ten children, six grandchildren, and a beautiful loving supportive wife Anisa Rashad. Rashid graduated from Henry Grady High School in Atlanta, Ga. 1985 with a four year athletic scholarship from Savannah State University in football. Rashid started working at UPS part-time in1986 becoming full-time a few years later, after 13 years with UPS. Rashid started a courier service Navigator Express, Inc. from booth strap in 2000 with his brother Scott earning over a million dollars in just 3yrs and owning 4 homes. Rashid believes this was accomplished by understanding the power of family unity and how to use it to gain economic freedom for generations. Undeniably we humans all come from a family!