F- Filter Distractions 
                        O- Overcome Obstacles 
                        C- Commit to the Cause

                        U- Understand your uniqueness 
                        S- Shoulder you Responsibility

Sometimes appreciation for life can come when we are reminded just how fragile it can truly be.
Click here to hear how I was SHOT WITH AN M-16 RIFLE by
"friendly fire" and survived!

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Welcome to The U-Can-Man Empowerment and Encouragement Website. In today's fast paced society, many people forget or lose touch with their ability to make a difference. This is a site that chronicles my journey through unemployment over the last seven years, and showcases just how much an individual CAN do in his or her life. Every day we affect the flow of life for ourselves and others, and this is a site dedicated to documenting how an indivdual CAN affect change.


College Student 2010-2013                                              America  If I-Can, U-Can!                                  College Student 2009-2010


Florida 5 Give Hope Cities

1 - Monticello,  2,506
2 - Tallahassee, 181,376
3 - Jasper, 4,546
4 - Madison, 2,843
5 - Lake City, 12,046

Total Population: 203,317 

Breaking News: Bishop Wade S. McCrae, Pastor of Union Cathedral Church, located on 1050 East Hill Ave of Valdosta, GA. Elevates Elder John Wallace Isom Jr. A.K.A "The U-Can! Man" To Associate Pastor, August 2015. I am inviting my 309,000+ friends (see below) to come visit us this year.

Georgia 5 Give Hope Cities

1 - Valdosta, 54,518
2 - Tifton, 16,350
3 - Thomasville, 18,413  
4 - Homerville, 2,456  
5 - Moultrie, 14,268

Total Population: 106,005


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Church Site 


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Wisdom Received From Rhonda, 23 March 2015,  When I Asked Her, How Long?- How Long?
John "The U-Can! Man" Isom - 7 Years (April 2009- April 2015) Without A Job Assessment 

1- "It's Worth It!"                                                         #1   (23 March 2015)

2- "It Is What It Is"                                                            #2-5  (22 August 2015)                

3- "It's Because God Is"

4- "It Was Worth It 14 August 2015"

5- "It Was Romans 8:28 "At Work"

Romans 8: 28: And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose. (KJV)


24 August 2015 Update/ Confirmation/ Validation / But God Did It Testimony

14 August 2015 Bishop Wade S McCrae Elevated Me To Associate Pastor, Union Cathedal Church

Letter to Web.com Leader David Brown
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U-Can! Purchase The U-Can! Man Book Written For College Students, Goal "Help You Become UNSTOPPABLE" 2015 And Beyond.

This Book Was Written For Every Parent With Children In Elementary School Through College

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Click On My Picture Above To View 2020 Future Valdosta State Blazer Letter To Her Dad The U-Can! Man 7 December 2013

John Wallace Isom Jr aka The U-Can! Man
229-548-5003 theucanman@gmail.com
College Graduate 7 Dec 2013, Valdosta State University

BA Sociology, Minor African American Studies

Go Blazers!



John "The U-Can! Man" Isom 309,322 Friends In My (Decapolis - 10 cities) Assignment Area. Assignment Received August 2002 will launch August 2015.



**BREAKING NEWS out of Monticello, Florida**

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Great Things The Lord Done (GTTLD) #1
College 2015 Summer Classes

Our Son (UGA GRAD)  Joshua Isom had 1 Class Earn Grade- A     ( Also worked fulltime at WalMart)



Our Son (South Georgia State College Freshman) Caleb Isom had 2 Classes Earned Grade 2-A's

(Continued his Isom family college #1 start streak at 6 consecutive A's)

Click On Logo To See My Heart  6 Aug 2015 Letter To VSU President

Look at what GREAT Things the Lord has done. Joshua and Caleb we are proud of you. Keep blazing paths for your other 3 siblings Joy-8th grade, Christian-3rd grade and Joel-Pre-K. They are watching you both in deed and word. U-Can!

1 - Monticello,  2,506
2 - Tallahassee, 181,376
3 - Jasper, 4,546
4 - Madison, 2,843
5 - Lake City, 12,046

Total Population: 203,317  

Click on All 3 Books & Purchase Them Today  to read about the many
great things the Lord has done for me.

1 - Valdosta, 54,518
2 - Tifton, 16,350
3 - Thomasville, 18,413  
4 - Homerville, 2,456  
5 - Moultrie, 14,268

Total Population: 106,005


Click the Banner Below To View FSU President John Thrasher July 2015 Open Letter + The U-Can! Man  Immediate Action


U-Can! Be There!

Click the Banner Below to Test Your Bible Knowledge!

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The U-Can Man Making a Difference-Different Model


Remain Positive
Act Locally
Think Globaly
See Effectively

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      Making A Difference Model








           Created 2014

  Making A Different Model

U-Can! Go-Grow-Glow!

Problems & Solutions

U-Can! Go-Grow-Glow!

My Purpose Is My Past - My Passion Is My Present - My Performace Is My Future- Helping Me Go-Grow-Glow!


Click OnMy Mission And Purpose (MAP) Was Discovered July 2009. Click On

John "The U-Can! Man" Isom 100% Believes,

Your Purpose Is Your Past -Your Passion Is Your Present - Your Performace Is Your Future



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Find Your Life Quote, and Empower Yourself!!  U-Can !Make it Happen!! 

"Howbeit Jesus suffered him not, but saith unto him, Go home to thy friends, and tell them how great things the Lord hath done for thee, and hath had compassion on thee."

"And he departed, and began to publish in Decapolis how great things Jesus had done for him: and all men did marvel."

Mark 5:19-20 (My Assignment Received "August 2002)"





2015-2019 Five Year Model

Contact Info:  (229)548-5003 or  theucanman@gmail.com

Model To Be Modeled

22 December 1990 Our Adventure- Love Story-Journey Began.

24 Years Later We Are Still Going-Growing-Glowing Together.

26 Years Of Dating And Marriage Were Made Possible By God.

Luther Vandross Song It Best "Always And Forever".

Jesus Said It Best " Without God We Can Do Nothing".

God Did It Best  "Joined John & Karen Together".

We Can Do It Best "Keep God First In All We Do".

Our Marriage Word of God: Psalm 23- Proverbs 3:5-6

If We Can! U-Can!


 John "The U-Can! Man" Isom Family (April 2009)  Before Starting College August  2009

Married  (17 Years) Joshua- (14) Caleb (12) Joy ((6) Christian ((2) Joel  Not Born (Born Jan 2011)


 John "The U-Can! Man" Isom Family’s “Create Your Own Life Quote” Challenge,  American  

 Model To Be Modeled


Found Our Life Quote, and Empowering Ourselves By Makeing it Happen Daily!!

Click on Picture To View U-Can! FOCUS!  AUG  2015 Start Up Plan

Individually Created Quotes To Live Up To (A Model To Be Modeled) 

1: John "The U-Can! Man" Isom: "U-CAN!"

VSU Honor Grad 7 December 2013 (Validating U-CAN! Quote)

2: Karen Y Isom (bride of 24 years): “God is going to bless our family."


Karen Y Isom Is Our Foundation And Has The Best Life Quote That Is Being Proven Over And Over 


3: Joshua Isom (21): “Go for what you want, don’t wait!”

UGA Honor Grad 8 May 2015  (Validated His Life Quote)

Click  On Banner Below To View  FSU President John Thrasher Open Letter July 2015. WOW! 

8-10 August 2015 Hand Joshua Off To The University Of North Carolina Tarheels For Grad School

4: Caleb Isom (18): “Do the basics your best, and you will be better.”

Made 4-A's His First Semester Of College Spring 2015 (Valdating His Life Quote)



More Isom Family Racing To The Top Educational History

30 June 2015 Breaking News 

South Georgia State College Spring Semester President List

Click On Caleb T Isom picture above, View Lowndes County Georgia Students

"During the spring 2015 semester, 340 South Georgia State College students earned honors for exemplary academic achievement, according to Dr. Robert Page, vice president for academic affairs.  A total of 137 students earned a spot on the President’s List and 203 on the Dean’s List. Students enrolled in 12 or more semester hours of study with a grade point average of 4.0 are placed on the President’s List for the semester.  Students with a semester average of 3.5 to 3.9 on 12 or more semester hours of study are placed on the Dean’s List for that semester.  Students enrolled in 5 to 11 semester hours of study with a grade point average of 3.5 or better are listed on the Academic Honors List for that semester."

Special Note: Caleb has two Summer 2015 classes with projected 2-A's for Midterm. He is VALIDATING his life quote!


5: Joy Isom (13): “Do your best by never believing something’s not so!”

Lowndes Middle School 7th Grade Awards Program 21 May 2015


1: Honor Roll entire school year award

2: Team 73 top math award.

3: Made 5 A's and 1 B Fourth 9 Weeks, Keeping Her A B School Streak Alive

4: Promoted to the 8th Grade (Validating Her Life Quote!)


" Joy and our entire Team 73 students are more than ready for 8th grade. We have them equipped to go and continue achieving brilliance in life. They are ready to move up higher on their educational lifelong journey."

Dr Terri Hundley, To John "The U-Can! Man" Isom 21 May 2015

Below The U-Can! Man (Dad), Joy, Karen Y Isom (Mom) Dr Terri Hundley Team 73 Team Leader

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6: Christian Isom (8): "I’m fired up and ready to go!"

Promoted to the 3rd Grade. Ready to Start School Now!!1 (Validating His Life Quote)

 Christian Isom  2015-2016, 2nd Grade Teacher Ms. Karla Bennett

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1st 9 weeks:    Christian is such a great student! He is very bright and always works so hard! I am so glad he is in my class and I have the opportunity to work with him! I am looking forward to a great year!

2nd 9 Weeks:   Christian is doing a good job in each area! I am so proud of his progress!

3rd 9 Weeks:    Christian continues to do well in each area! Keep up the good work!

4th 9 Weeks:    Christian has been a joy to have this year! He always tries very hard and is eager to please his teachers. I am going to miss him so much! Please come back to visit. Have a fabulous summer!

This example of Lowndes County School System Teachers sowing seeds of today, tomorrow, and the future greatness in the life of our amazing son.  Ms Karla Bennett thanks for such a super 2014-2015 School Year. We always felt like our son Christian was getting a top notch quality education in your class and always knew you CARED about him. Christian was present 169 days absent 5 days this school year. He never wanted to miss class an always let us know that he loves his teachers. You made our son want to go-grow-glow in the area of education. For this we are grateful and will share with America your model to be modeled. Christian is more than ready to attack 3rd grade 2015-2016. We will have him read and reread your super encouraging and empowering comments over the summer. This will help Christian stay focused on his created life quote:

"Fired up and ready to go!"

Will Start Pre-K August 2015

7: Joel Isom (4): YOU CAN! , YOU CAN!, YOU CAN!

Created: 05/22/2015

 Today: Your Name_____________________________________________________

Your Created Life Quote:__________ ____________________________________

If Our Family Can, U-Can!

John "The U-Can! Man" Isom And Bride of 24 Years Karen Y Isom Doing It Together With The Help Of God

We 100% Realize 24 Years Later, We Can Do Nothing With Out God"

As Karen Our Foundation Life Quote States : "God Is Going To Bless our Family" Our Testimony is

"God Is Blessing Our Family!"







24 Years Of Marriage Results Below:

 John "The U-Can! Man" Isom Family 22-December 1990-Present



Joshua Isom 2011 Lowndes County Vikings HS Honor Grad,               2015 UGA College Honor Grad



             Caleb Isom 2014 Lowndes County Vikings HS Honor Grad,                              2015 South Georgia State College Freshman



Lowndes County Vikings Class Of 2020 Joy Marie Isom, Next In Line

Joy Marie Isom Being Prepared For Valdosta State University Blazers Class of 2020

Joy Marie Isom 2014-15 Lowndes Middle School Cheerleader

Her Cheerleader Coach, (Kayla Exum Evans) Valdosta State University 2008-Undergraduate and 2013 Graduate

"Mission: Working together to teach students in a safe, orderly, and challenging environment, inspiring them to learn and excel.

Vision: A corps of passionate and unified learning communities striving for world-class educational excellence every day"

Kayla Exum Evans, Lowndes Middle School, Team 8-2 English/Language Arts

                        Ms Evans Is A                                 

     Valdosta State University Amazing Blazing Blazer


Current A-B Student

Joy Marie Isom Wearing Her Teams Winning Award From 14-15 March 2015 Cheerleader Competetition  

Below 16 March 2015 Email From Joy's Amazin Blazin Blazer Coach Kayla Exum Evans, To The Team And Parents

Note: Mr Wes Taylor is Superintendent of Lowndes County Georgia Schools

"Mr. Wes Taylor just paid me a personal visit.  He congratulated the girls and I for our win this weekend and also shared a wonderful story.  The county office received an email from an elderly couple who was shopping at Tanger yesterday.  During their visit, they were having some issues with the drink machines and some of our girls were nice enough to stop and help them.  They were not sure who to contact so they emailed the board office to let them know how thankful they were for their help.  I have not identified the girls who performed this good deed but I wanted to thank you all for raising such sweet girls!"

Her Cheerleader Coach, (Kayla Exum Evans) Valdosta State University 2008-Undergraduate and 2013 Graduate

Coach Evans Is An Amazin Blazin Blazer Alum Making A Difference (MAD) In The Lives of Future Blazers, WOW!




This 1st Book was Written for the U.S. Military and their Families
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This 2nd Book was Written for Every Parent with Children in Middle school through College
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Click On Logo: Page 15 See South Georgia State College Book Salute

This 3rd Book was Written for the Church, Pastor and Members
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                                                   What has guided John Wallace Isom Jr View Of  Treating Others 1999-Present?

  Validated Over The Past 17 Years


                                  October 1997

Charleston Downtown Army Recruiting Station Commander Guide


SFC John Wallace Isom Jr, Six Golden Rules

  1. Treating others the way you want to be treated
  2. We can achieve if we believe we can
  3. We can win if we begin again
  4. Being Professional at all times
  5. Doing our job consistently
  6. Being proficient in the five sales skills and five critical tasks per USAREC Pam 350-7
  7. Used www.johntheucanman.com to assist you doing my golden rules. (Added 18 June 2015)

Five Sales Skills                                                                           Five Critical Tasks

1: Establish Rapport                                                   1: Prospecting

2: Determine needs and interest                             2: Sales Presentation

3: Present features and benefits                             3: Processing

4: Closing and handling objections                         4: DEP/DTP Maintenance

5: Determining Qualifications                                   5:  Follow-Up

John Wallace Isom Jr,  SFC USA,   Station Commander


18 Jun 2015 The U-Can! Man 100% Believes Proper use of the following words is essential to being a successful leader in Life

C:= Consistent-Courage-Competence-Communications-Cohesion-Confidence-Commitment-Character-Compassion-Candor-Control-Coprrection-Counseling-Capabilities-and Concern

A:=  A Attitude- Achievements-Actions-Analyzing-Abilities-Awards-Awareness- and  Army

R:= Respect-Results-Responsibnility-Rewards-Requirements-Recognition-and Reinforcement

E:= Enthusiasm- Evaluations-Examples-Effieicent-Excecution-Expections-Ethics-Encouragement-and Experience