Ten years ago, K.Jay Davis carried 210 pounds on his 5-foot-6-inch frame. He also carried the burden of drug and alcohol addiction.
He grew up in North Carolina and was an active kid, playing soccer, but when he turned 16, his parents split up.
“Everything went south in my family,” he said. “I didn’t know how to handle it, so I went into drugs – heavily into cocaine – then crack.”
Today, slim and ultra-fit, Davis, 38, owns SCE Fitness in downtown Spokane, and works with people training for Spartan races and those hoping to compete on “American Ninja Warrior.”
“By God’s grace I made it out,” he said/Cindy Hval/SR. More here.