Robby Wells was adopted as an infant, and grew up in the southern state of Alabama as the son of a Baptist Minister.
As a young child, Robby Wells watched his father work closely with Jimmy Carter who, at the time, was the governor of the state of Georgia. In 1976, the eight year old Robby Wells witnessed Jimmy Carter become the 39th President of the United States. It was that moment, the inspired Robby Wells, decided that he too would one day run for and become President of the United States.
In 1990, Wells earned his B.A. from Furman University in Health and Exercise Science. During his time at Furman University, Wells was a member of the football team that won the 1988 I-AA National Championship. Wells served as an assistant coach at Benedict College, South Carolina State University, and the University of South Carolina. While he worked at the University of South Carolina, he had the honor of working for the living legend, Lou Holtz. It was Holtz that inspired Wells to treat other people the way you would like to be treated and to always strive for excellence.
In 1998, during his time as an assistant coach for USC, Wells saved a young lady’s life by performing CPR on Lake Marion.
In 2000, Wells earned his degree from the University of South Carolina in Adult Education with an emphasis in Education Leadership.
In 2006, at the pinnacle of his career in Education, the 38 year old, Robby Wells, joined the Army National Guard during the middle of the Wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
On December 22, 2007, after coaching ten seasons of college football, Wells became the first White head football coach at Savannah State University, a Historically Black College (HBCU). In his first season as CEO of the NCAA Division-I team, Savannah State saw as many wins as the previous five seasons combined. He is the most successful football coach at Savannah State in the past two decades. Wells was also the host of the “Robby Wells Coach’s Show” that aired on the regional NBC Affiliate in Southeast Georgia during his time at Savannah State University.
Throughout his coaching career Wells has seen great success, which he attributes to helping others believe and achieve to their full potential.
Wells has spent twenty years as an educator. He has been recognized as one of the top motivational speakers in America, and has been the keynote speaker for national conventions, university lectures, and civic organizations around the country.
On November 21, 2011 at Washington Square in Savannah, GA, Robby Wells announced that he would run for President in the 2012 election.
With realistic goals in 2012, Wells achieved getting his name in front of the American people and gaining debate experience. By running as an Independent in 2012, Wells was able to seek the nomination of several small parties, have a strong voice in ten debates, gain experience in the debate process, and set the stage for his Presidential Campaign for the 2016 General Election.
On September 22, 2013 Robby Wells announced on America’s Morning News that he would seek the Democratic Party’s Nomination for President of the United States in 2016.
Robby Wells resides in Charlotte, NC where he attends one of the fastest growing churches in the nation, Elevation Church. He is the CEO of a marketing business based in Charlotte, NC, and he has recently completed his autobiography that will be released in 2015. http://robbywells2016.com/