The event industry is a challenging one, and as wedding industry entrepreneurs, we’re often putting ourselves last on the priority list. But what happens when you make the conscious decision to prioritize yourself (and your health) and transform both your body and your mind? In this week’s episode of the This Week In Weddings podcast, we’re chatting with DJ Nate Nelson, who is sharing his story of his dramatic weight loss and how the transformation has changed his life. This week’s episode isn’t just about weight… it’s about a shift in mindset!
About our guest:
While most students were studying for finals in college, Nate was fine tuning his life skills. Mixing it up in the college nightlife scene reflected in his grades, but the value of learning the art of mixing music early in his career would pay off in the end. Fast forward 15 years, Nate can now buy all the sneakers he wanted growing up. That’s the true meaning of success, right?
Nate started his Dallas DJ career bouncing from bar to bar, it wasn’t until he met his mentor and business partner, Glenn Roush, that he leaped head first into the private event world with LeForce Entertainment. Nate’s resume includes intimate night clubs, festival stages, working with celebrity athletes such as Lindsey Vonn, Alex Rodriguez, Sean Lee, Adrian Beltre and opening for Waka Flocka and Travis Scott. Nate keeps finding himself leveling up his event game by bringing a high energy, club atmosphere to his weddings and corporate events.Nate is a key founder of Kings of Prom, a festival-inspired school dance production company.
Nate grew up in Oklahoma then transplanted to Dallas after falling love with his dream girl. Nate and his wife, Jennifer, married in 2008 and have two beautiful daughters, Mollie and Kate.
In this episode, listeners will hear about:
- Nate’s background and how he got into the events industry
- The transformation Nate recently made, resulting in a weight loss of more than 100 pounds
- How mindset has made the biggest difference for Nate’s transformation
- Nate’s goal of being a multi-dimensional person by focusing on fitness, family, faith and finance
- How the transformation that Nate has made both physically and mentally is paying dividends in his business
Want to connect with Nate?