KISSIMMEE, FL, U.S.A. — The name Charles Mattocks may not yet be a household name among Jamaicans, however the celebrity chef, best selling author, Emmy nominated actor and director – the nephew of the Hon. Robert Nesta Marley – is getting set to launch his National Diabetes Testing Tour.
CNN will accompany his as he attempts to testing one million Americans for diabetes. “My goal is to be the Bob Marley of what I’m doing” he told INL.
“I want to be able to inspire and help educate and bring to life that diabetes is a serious disease that if not taken care of can lead to some serious conditions even death” he said.
As the nephew of legendary Bob Marley Mattocks’ is dedicated to making a difference in the world through reaching the next generation. He is currently working on his own network show based on health and wellness and cooking called “Conversations In The Kitchen”. It will feature celebrity guests, athletes and the leading experts in the world coming together to inspire, educate, share and cook healthy delicious and budget friendly meals.
“The TV show is being shopped and we hope to have a home for it very soon, we are very excited about this as its the first reality show for diabetes. It will take the best of some of the shows we know now and that does very well on TV and bring in experts and people to show how to eat, how to live and how to deal and live the best life you can not only with diabetes but anything that may be ailing one, the diabetes lifestyle is a great one to follow and it can help one to be very healthy as we stay away from processed foods and carbs and sugars, all factors that can lead to serious illness” he said.
When asked about his thoughts about his uncle Bob the international singer, he told INL, “I feel its what made me who I am in a lot of ways. I was able to pattern a life of success not by material gains but by how much I could give and share. I knew I had something special in me and my love of god and family and people wanted and allowed me to want to give my life to help others. This road has not been easy but at the end of the day I want to be remembered like my uncle. I hope to leave something that others can share and encourage others that they can do and be whatever they work hard for.”
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