Remi Adeleke, born a Nigerian price, was forced out of his home country and came to the Bronx. Today interviewed him News 12 reported that the man is now the author of a book, Transformed, that details his life’s journey.
After his father died, he and his mom came to the Bronx when he was just five years old. He attended DeWitt Clinton High School, where he developed a destructive pattern of behavior, starting with stealing from his mom and ending with selling drugs and running scams.
Six months after a drug dealer threatened his life, he determined to change his life. He enlisted and became a Navy SEAL. Eventually, he found a small role in the film “Transformers: The Last Knight, portraying a SEAL.