Sean P. Hoggs "is a decorated retired military veteran of over 24 years. He has served as both a commissioned officer and an enlisted member of the United States Air Force. He is a native of Plainfield, NJ and is currently a Senior Aerospace Instructor in his home state of New Jersey. Named one of the Ten Outstanding Young Americans in 2007, he is a noted mentor and role model to inner city youth. An internationally recognized humanitarian, he is also proud to be a 2011 Hall of Fame inductee at the Plainfield, NJ High School. He currently lives in Columbus, NJ with his wife of twenty-five years and their son. They have four children in all, ranging in age from sixteen to twenty-seven." Sean P. Hoggs is the author of The Bastard Child: A Story of Hope, Resiliency and Perseverance.
According to the book description of The Bastard Child: A Story of Hope, Resiliency and Perseverance, "The Bastard Child is the long awaited autobiography by author Sean P. Hoggs. His gripping true-life story takes the reader from his abusive and turbulent childhood, through his struggles as a homeless teenager (in the violent inner city streets of Central New Jersey), to his incredible rise onto the national and international stage as an humanitarian and mentor. Each chapter is a remarkable, yet humble, testament to resiliency and perseverance. Regardless of age, race, socioeconomic background, start or station in life, his tragedy to triumph story is one for the ages. The Bastard Child is an uplifting American success story that goes far beyond your stereotypical "rags to riches" story shared today. If you ever hungered for an inspirational life story to help you overcome personal hardship or a challenge in life, this book is simply a must read."