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Kendall Ficklin, Founder of MenXchange and Author of Rise and Grind opens up about his battle with Sarcoidosis.

Rise and Grind With MenXchange

Founded in 2005 by Kendall Ficklin, menXchange came to pass through the thoughts of one man who had a voice and decided to share it with others through his words of wisdom, writings, and his own life experiences. His target audience was initially undefined, both genders were equally interested in the message he would share.

​Since the need has been identified, the goal is to share the message through an offering of various mentoring and coaching programs for young men and adult males,

​menXchange began as a voice for those who felt they were often misunderstood, as an available ear and as a possible resource from a different perspective. Through conversations it became evident there was a need and overwhelming desire to help others see their own potential and grow.

menXchange is a MOVEMENT!  It is a mentor group dedicated to making a difference in the lives of other men and young males alike.
​The goal of this program is to educate, motivate and inspire young males, men, and the women who love them by building strong relationships.

​Assisting young males to develop strong connections with the other youths and young adults involved in the program will help the young males to develop socially along with determining their uniqueness and talents at the same time.

We do all of this by being humble, transparent and agreeing to share our life experiences with those in need of direction, motivation and inspiration.