Awards & Acknowledgments


In 2019, Mr. Jason Wilson the Founder/ Director of The Cave of Adullam Transformational Training Academy has been selected as one of FAAN’s (@Ford African Ancestry Network) 2019 Community Service Award recipients for teaching, training and transforming boys in The Cave of Adullam Transformational Training Academy!


Wilson released authored #CryLikeAMan. This paperback ranked #1 and the Kindle version ranked #4 in Men's Christian Living section during the first week that pre-ordering was available.


Wilson received the New Detroit's Closing the Gap Social Impact Award.


Wilson received the General Motors African Ancestry Network's Inspiration Award.


Wilson's expertise in Emotional Stability Training® has earned the CATTA numerous honors, including an invitation to present at President Obama's My Brother's Keeper Showcase at the White House, Chick Fil-A's True Inspiration Award, and General Motors' African Ancestry Network Inspiration award, to name a few. He also appeared on "The Dr. Oz Show" and "The T.D. Jakes Show."


Wilson's success with teaching, training and transforming uninitiated boys into emotionally stable men has inspired the nation. In 2016, NBC acknowledged that a scene in the hit show "This Is Us," depicting a father doing push-ups as his son lay on his back, was inspired by a viral video of a CATTA's Initiation Ceremony.


Wilson received Chick-Fil-A's True Inspiration Award.


Wilson received The President's Volunteer Service Award


Wilson received The Campaign for Black Male Achievement's Innovation Accelerator Award.


Wilson received the BMe Communities Leadership Award


In 2008, Wilson's heart for fatherless boys inspired him to create and direct the Cave of Adullam Transformational Training Academy (CATTA). Where males are introduced to the root of unresolved anger, anxieties, lack of focus and fears, while being taught how to introspectively confront and conquer negative emotions with composure.