Wilfred Emmanual-Jones MBE, founder of The Black Farmer, smiling at the camera, wearing a blue velvet suit and a baker boy hat.

Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones MBE

Founder of The Black Farmer

Holly Tucker explores how a dyslexic boy who grew up in poverty in Birmingham, defied the odds to find himself on a fascinating journey; one that would take him through the corridors of the BBC to achieve his lifelong dream — owning a farm. Inspiring, emotional words of pure wisdom.

On the power of being a true outsider

Why you will enjoy this episode:

  • It is jam-packed with hard-won insight that will leave you in awe of the human spirit.
  • Wilfred’s unwavering grit, determination and vision is truly inspiring to hear.
  • He gives a thought-provoking view on both the failings and opportunities of the prison system.

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