It’s Not a Podcast. It’s a Society℠.

The Determined Society


shawn french

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Shawn French is the Creator & Host of The Determined Society℠. As a dedicated performance coach, he is obsessed with personal development and peak athletic performance.
  • TED Talk Speaker
  • Renowned Mental Performance Coach
  • Former DI LSU Baseball Player
  • 2003 College World Series Participant
  • Renowned Guest Speaker

The Power of Community in Battling Cancer with Jace Yawnick

Jace Yawnick, a cancer survivor, shares his journey of battling cancer and how he is inspiring others through his platform. He talks about the emotional experience of writing his will with his father and the realization that material possessions don't matter compared...

Unstoppable Determination: Chris Mazza’s Path to Major League Baseball

In this inspiring episode, we sit down with Chris Mazza, a professional Major League Baseball pitcher, to delve into his remarkable journey of determination and perseverance. Chris Mazza, despite being considered undersized for a professional athlete, defied the odds...

Focusing on the Work, Not the Reward with Dr. Eric Thomas

The conversation between Shawn French and ET revolves around the themes of determination, clarity, and personal growth. Dr. Eric Thomas Eric Thomas, Ph.D., is a critically acclaimed author, World-renowned speaker, educator, pastor, and Audie Awards...

The Journey of The Determined Society with Shawn French

Listen Now > In this episode, Shawn French reflects on the journey of his podcast, The Determined Society, and announces exciting changes and developments for the future. He expresses gratitude to his listeners and shares how the show started as a small hobby and...

From Homeless To The NFL with Freddie Stevenson

Listen Now > Summary In this episode, Shawn French interviews Freddy Stevenson, a former NCAA football national champion and NFL player. Freddy shares his inspiring story of growing up in a homeless family and facing adversity. He talks about his journey from...

Resilience & Radiance: A Journey of Overcoming with Jessica Weaver

Listen Now > In this conversation, host Shawn French interviews Jessica Weaver, also known as Jesse cakes, about her journey of overcoming challenges, including cervical cancer and domestic abuse. They discuss the importance of being a positive role model,...

Authenticity Unleashed: Navigating Adversity, Overcoming Failure, and Embracing Change with Marques Ogden

Listen Now > In this conversation, Shawn French and Marques Ogden discuss the importance of authenticity, embracing change, and overcoming failure. They emphasize the need to be true to oneself and connect with others genuinely. They also highlight the significance...

Journey of a Cancer Survivor: Jody Younker’s Story Addressing Trauma and Healing for Success

Listen Now >  Jody Yonker shares her journey as a cancer survivor, discussing the emotional impact, family dynamics, and the transition from corporate life to entrepreneurship. Shawn French reflects on his own health scare and the challenges of corporate culture....

Exposure or Exposed?

Listen now! Shawn French In this show Shawn French gets perfectly clear on what is broken within youth sports. I go into great detail as to what I truly believe the issues are and I also explain that I AM NOT against Travel Ball or Showcases. What I AM AGAINST is it...

Navigating Fame: Kelly Chase’s Inspiring Path to Prioritizing Mental Health

Listen Now > Join entrepreneur and reality TV star from Netflix Love is Blind, Kelly Chase as she confronts her deepest insecurities and fights to reclaim her worth, inspiring listeners to prioritize mental health and self-care in the face of overnight fame and...

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TDS Road Show

Join us on the road with The Determined Society℠ as we travel across the country, meeting members and embarking on an adventure of discovery and personal growth. Get ready to witness some amazing things at our LIVE events that you won’t want to miss!


Catch up with Shawn French, our Captains & Affiliates, and high-performing guests each week.


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Follow along each week as we dig deep on ‘determination’.


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Join us at The Determined Society with Shawn French to dive deep into the stories of the most accomplished entrepreneurs and influencers in the world of business, sports, etnertainment, health, and personal development. Get inspired, motivated, and equipped with the tools you need to overcome obstacles and achieve your goals.

Tune in weekly for impactful conversations that will fuel your determination and drive towards success.

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