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Hidden Gems: Meet Thaddeus Kornegay of Camp Gladiator

Today we’d like to introduce you to Thaddeus Kornegay.

Hi Thaddeus, thanks for sharing your story with us. To start, maybe you can tell our readers some of your backstory.
Adopted when I was a baby from Orlando, FL, went to a Military boarding High School, College right after, Graduated with BS in Business Management. Started career in corporate world 3-5 years (Gov’t Contracting), but fell in love with Fitness and quickly changed my profession! Now a certified personal trainer (NASM) and Outdoor fitness franchise owner! American Ninja Warrior Contestant (Season 10) Nonprofit Board member (Route 7 Orlando) I am excited to share the love and inspire those that are on the journey to a meaningful life. Hopefully, something in my journey/story sparks those who read and/or listen. Above are just a few highlights of the journey through TK’s eyes! and can definitely expand on those of choice. Thanks again for reaching out and looking forward to it all. 

I’m sure you wouldn’t say it’s been obstacle free, but so far would you say the journey have been a fairly smooth road?
Has NOT! lol – Let go from corporate job – 3-4 jobs to maintain livelihood – American Ninja warrior Fail – Hospital/ Surgery – Start, Build fitness business Property Stolen in process – Significant other-Friend Passing/Grandmother Passing.

Appreciate you sharing that. What should we know about Camp Gladiator?
Camp Gladiator is an Outdoor group fitness company whos mission is to positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of as many people as possible. We provide Full Functional training for all ages and fitness levels that are fun and challenging! I personally run my own location and times/client that come to me throughout the weeks! Specializing in group fitness and functional training! Was able to grow client bases from 2 to 120+ want people to realize that no matter what you do or what obstacles are thrown in your way, you have to fall in love with the process and keep the hustle alive!

How do you think about luck?
Along with Hard Work and Determination, the “good luck” has played a significant role in my journey and career as a whole. Having the right opportunity at the right time is definitely a blessing as I owe it to switching careers to the fitness industry and landing a franchise opportunity with the #1 leading outdoor fitness company in the nation! Being able to project my gift to hundreds over the years, whether through a non-profit or for-profit business. Luck could have played a role in giving me these platforms to ultimately share my gifts to an audience that is looking for a spark to become the best version of themselves!

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  • Instagram: thadisphat
  • Facebook: thaddeuskornegay
  • Twitter: thadisphat

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