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May 23, 2023

We made it! Had to save one of the best for last. For the Season 1 Finale of The Stylish Vegan Podcast, our host Jameka Shamae chats it up with none other than John Lewis, Mr. Bad Ass Vegan himself.  John is an author, serial entrepreneur, and wellness advocate. And as always, it was an entertaining and unfiltered conversation about living your best life, dealing with grief, and, of course, all things vegan diet, lifestyle, and culture.  You are definitely in for a treat.  

Buy John's New Book: Badass Vegan: Fuel Your Body, Ph*ck the System, and Live Your Life Right

About John Lewis 

At the young age of 13, John found himself at 315 pounds, but through hard work and dedication, he lost weight and excelled in football and basketball. He continued his streak of athletic excellence throughout his high school and college years with a full-ride scholarship to Harris-Stowe State College. After graduating with a Bachelors's degree in marketing, he later went on to pursue his MBA from Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL.
John’s education in business, coupled with his love for health and fitness gave him the ability to start his venture – Bad Ass Vegan – a health and nutrition company that strives to educate individuals on plant-based nutrition. John’s love for his community brought forth the brainchild of “VeganSmart,” a plant-based protein shake company with a foundation whose mission is to prevent obesity through education, physical activity, and plant-based nutrition.

As a well-renowned fitness expert, John Lewis has spent over two decades in the health and fitness industry and played Division I college basketball. John is highly passionate about not only his own health and fitness but others as well… This is evident through his motivational messages either through his international public speaking engagements or simply through his social media outlets.

Today, John has taken his passion for health and is now directing his first feature-length documentary focused on food and social justice.  John has teamed up with the maker of the award-winning “What The Health” to create their joint venture “THEY’RE TRYING TO KILL US." 

Follow John on IG, Facebook and Twitter @badassvegan 


The Stylish Vegan Podcast is produced by JSW Media Group and edited by Max Hare.