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Awards & Appearances

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Best Feature Documentary

The Cave of Adullam Documentary won the Best Feature Documentary during the Tribeca Film Festival.

Best Editing for a Documentary

The Cave of Adullam Documentary won the Best Editing for a Documentary during the Tribeca Film Festival.

1st Place Audience Award

The Cave of Adullam Documentary won the 1st Place Audience Award during the Tribeca Film Festival.

Tribeca Documentary Premiere

A documentary about Mr. Wilson's life, produced by Laurence Fishburne, debuts at the  2022 Tribeca Film Festival. The film shows how Mr. Wilson tenderly guides often-troubled young Detroit students with compassion and tough love.

Signed with Thomas Nelson

Mr. Wilson releases Battle Cry to teach men how to wage and win the war within themselves--unlearning society's definition of masculinity and empowering them with the tools needed to freely live from their hearts instead of their fears.

FAAN's Community Service Award

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!

Signed with David C Cook

Wilson 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.

Closing the Gap Social Impact Award

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

General Motors African Ancestry Network's Inspiration Award

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

Invitation to present at President Obama's My Brother's Keeper Showcase

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."

Inspiring the Nation

Mr. 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.

Chick-Fil-A True Inspiration Award

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

The President's Volunteer Service Award

Wilson received The President's Volunteer Service Award

The Campaign for Black Male Achievement's Innovation Accelerator Award

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

BMe Communities Leadership Award

Mr. Wilson received the BMe Communities Leadership Award

Cave of Adullam Transformational Training Academy (CATTA)

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.

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