Planting Hope: A Journey From Prison to Purpose with Cheryl Armstrong

by | Mar 6, 2024 | Living Ageless and Bold, Podcast | 0 comments

Cheryl Armstrong is a former inmate who through perseverance, dedication, and determination, has turned her life around after being incarcerated at the age of 16 and serving 26 years in prison before being released through a program that doesn’t allow minors to be sentenced to life in prison.  She has a Master’s Degree in Humanities, Founded the Plant Your Energy organization – a company in pursuit of inspiring others in need, and authored a book titled, “Plant Your Energy: Face Your Demons and Transform Your Life.”

In this emotionally charged episode, Cheryl sits down with Christina to discuss her sentencing, time spent in the correctional system, what had inspired her to complete her education and start her company while incarcerated, and many other reflective topics.

Cheryl’s narrative weaves together themes of resilience, forgiveness, and the pursuit of personal growth no matter what challenges you face. From her early struggles to her current endeavors in promoting positive change within the prison system, Cheryl’s story serves as a testament to the transformative power of self-reflection, education, and the relentless desire to obtain a purpose-driven life.


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