Models To Be Modeled


                                        How John "The U-Can! Man" Isom  became A Model To Be Modeled?


Goal: Contributing To Our Greater Purpose.

Sharpening Your 7-P's Daily

  1. Plans
  2. Passion
  3. Perspective
  4. Potential
  5. Position
  6. Procedure
  7. Predicament

Doing This By:

1.   Answering, what we can do to help ourselves and our community?

                                      2.   Answering, how Is what we are doing contributing positively?

                                      3.   Answering, why should we contribute to a greater purpose?

                                      4.   Answering with a we deserve better attitude.

                                      5.   Answering with a mindset of working while believing an achieving.

                                      6.   Answering from a (We) Perspective verses (I) Perspective.

                                       7.   Answering  questions, concerns, objections, and problems.

If I can, U-Can!


"No man or woman is an island. To exist just for yourself is meaningless. You can achieve the most satisfaction when you feel related to some greater purpose in life, something greater than yourself."  Dennis Waitley


November 2009 Sidney Bivins Jr Legacy Bacame My Life Purpose 

Tribute Page for My Fallen College Classmate (Sidney Bivins Jr)

(August 2009-November 2009)

Keeping Sidney Bivins Jr LEGACY, Going-Growing-Glowing

Click on Seven Pictures Below,Then Share With Others  


2)The U-Can! Man



4)Elder John Wallace Isom, Jr.

5)Sidney Bivins Jr



The U-Can! Man

25 August 2009

Valdosta Daily Times

College News  Article

 Promise Made 

  28 Nov 2009
"Sidney I will finish what you have started, I will graduate from college"

Sidney Bivins Jr

August 2009-Nov 2009

Valdosta Daily Times

Home Going News Article 

Promise Kept

Dec 7th 2013

     Graduated  From           Valdosta State University


“Nothing speaks like results.  If you want to build the kind of credibility that connects with people,

then deliver results before you deliver a message.  Get out and do what  you advise others to do.

  Communicate from experience.” 

John C. Maxwell


Click On John "The U-Can! Man" Isom 1-Pastor & 3 Presidents Pictures, They Spoke To My Future Before-During-After College





"America Be Not Afraid! To Face Your Fear,

Your Faith, And Your Future"

Message Of Hope Shared

 25 July 2009

One Hour Of Hope Event

By Bishop Wade S. McCrae

Pastor Union Cathedral Valdosta Georgia


"John always remember U-Can! is good for Starters; however U-Did! is better for endings. John your next step before starting College will be to conduct your "One Hour Of Hope" presentation. The Chamber is here to help you with making this event very successful. You can do it John" June 2009

Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce President Myrna Ballard


"Dear John: Thank you for taking the time to write. I have heard many personal accounts from individuals and families across our country, and I appreciate your sharing your story with me."

 United States President Barack Obama            

23 April 2012

  "John you are living through your fallen classmate Sidney Bivins Jr.’s legacy. You’re doing and finishing what he can’t do, graduating college. Now finish strong fall semester 2013 and add to your classmate’s legacy. When you graduate in December 2013, never forget, you are living through It.

Dr. William McKinney, President of Valdosta State University, July 2013


John "The U-Can! Man" Isom is Doing what Sidney Bivins Jr Cannot Do

Click On Picture Read 2007 Valdosta Daily Times News Article

  “Valdosta High defensive back Sidney Bivins picks off a

 pass intended for Lincoln wide receiver Steven Thorpe

Friday night.” Valdosta Daily Times 22 September 2007

  1. Sidney Bivins Jr. Cannot:

John The U-Can! Man, Can Say:

1) Graduate from college

2) Be a Good Parent

3) Be a Good Husband

4) Attend Graduate School

5) Get a Good Job

6) Excell on that Job

7) Be a Good Value Adding Citizen

8) Vote

9) Drive without texting  

10) Do The Golden Rule (Mat 7:12)

11) Ask “Why?”

12) Ask “Why not?”

13) Ask “How might we…?”

14) Mentor/Coach others

15) Make and Keep Promises

16) Write books

17) Create ideas

18) Offer solutions

19) Produce Strategies

20) Do his VSU Football Dream

21) Join Chamber Of Commerce

22) Attend Children Birthdays

23) Share wisdom learned

24) Enjoy Friends and Family 

25) Give back to his community

26) Own his one business

27) Read his Children letters

28) Do Class presentations

29) Make his parents smile

30) Be College Grad From Oral Lee West

31) Do many more life value adding things

1) I-Did!

2) I-Can!

3) I-Can!

4) I-Can!

5) I-Can!

6) I-Can!

7) I_Can!

8) I-Did!

9) I-Can!  

10) I-Can!

11) I-Did!

12) I-Did!

13) I-Did!

14) I-Can!

15) I-Did!

16) I-Did!

17) I-Did!

18) I-Did!

19) I-Did!

20) U-Can!

21) I-Did!

22) I-Can!

23) I-Can!

24: I-Can!

25) I-Can!

26) I-Did!

27) I-Can!

28) I-Can!

29) I-Can!

30) U-Can!

31) I-Can!

John "The U-Can! Man" Isom  

Question Of The Day,

Is Your Action (Present-Future) Based On (VALUES) Every Day? 

Value Adding Living Useful Excitement Strategy (VALUES)

Click OnU-Can!





A Model To Be Modeled

Valdosta State University Blazer: A walk Sidney Bivins Jr can not walk as a Blazer.

Sidney was scheduled to transfer from South Georgia State College to Valdosta State University Spring 2010

Sidney Bivins Jr planned to try out for the Valdosta State University Blazers football team.

 The highlighted (VALUES) synonyms used by  John “The U-Can! Man” Isom

 helping accomplish my promise to Sidney Bivins Jr, Yours may be different.                

Value:          Worth- Price- Significance- Importance- Cost- Assessment- Charge

Adding:         Adding together- Adding up- Totaling- Calculation- Accumulation

Living:           Source of revenue- Living wage- Income – Livelihood- Existing

Useful:         Of use - Handy- Positive- Constructive- Functional- Practical- Helpful

Excitement:   Enthusiasm -Anticipation-Pleasure-Stimulation-Exhilaration   

Strategy:       Plan-Policy-Approach- Tactic-stratagem -line of attack

The key for me was and is doing for Sidney what he can no longer do for

 himself and others in his life. If I Can, U-Can!


The U-Can! Man Is living through Sidney Bivins Jr.’s legacy. 

November 2009-Present

I Had And Have Help, See Below, Together We Can Face It... 


 One Hour Of Hope Event 25 July 2009, One Month Before Starting At Valdosta State University August  2009


John "The U-Can! Man" Isom Used This One Hour Of Hope To Access-Progress and have Success @ 


                                       Valdosta State University (VSU) Blazers, Located In Valdosta Georgia


                                         Click On Pictures Below: 1984-2009 before college Journey

             1984               1988               1989                 1990                        2007                                 2009


                                Click On Pictures Below To View during and after college Journey

               2011               2012                                 2013                                                2013                                  2013         2014                      


 One Hour of Hope ( 10 Video) Presentation John "The U-Can! Man" Isom Viewed Over An Over While Earning

 My BA Degree In Sociology  With A Minor In African American Studies (2009 2013) At Valdosta State University


Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Valdosta-Lowndes County 5 Star Chamber Of Commerce

Thank You President Myrna H. Ballard



Elder Diane Williams Scripture

Acts 27:20-26 (All Hope Was Lost)




Greater Dove Dancers to The U-CAN! Song

Just Remember Who "I AM"



Brother Reginald Isom To America

 Lights, Camera ACTION.












The U-Can Man Give Hope College Video July 2009

Encourage Yourself.










Lorriane Thomas To America  "I Can DO All Things Through Christ"










The Rev. Jerry Brown / CEO                     

Trust God.








 Anthony Daughter Antavia Williams


Anthony WilliamsSinging"Hero"

"There is a Hero inside of You"

 Dedicated To The U-Can! Man Bride of 22 Years Karen Y. Isom













Bishop Wade S. McCraeTo America

America Be Not Afraid! To Face Your Fear, Your Faith, And your Future.



Sister Porscha BerrianU-CAN! PoemTo America

America U-CAN!