From Poverty to Purpose with Ben Carson
- November 11, 2022
- Posted by: Highest Education Writer
- Category: Knowledge Bank
Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr. is an American retired neurosurgeon and politician who served as the 17th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development from 2017 to 2021. A pioneer in the field of neurosurgery, he was a candidate for President of the United States in the 2016 Republican primaries.
Does Ben Carson’s early childhood story relate to your story in any way? In what ways is it the same? In what ways is it different?
Who intervened in Ben Carson’s life that kept him from wasting his life?
How many books did Ben Carson’s mom force him to read?
What is the importance of education–formal or informal? In what ways can you benefit from more knowledge?
Do you believe you have the ability to change your circumstances?
“Sometimes dreams don’t lead to good places.” Why is this reality check important as you pursue your dreams?
How would you like to be remembered?