John Borgstedt began his child advocacy work just four and a half years ago, and since this time has become well known around the WORLD for his book, documentary movie, and as a motivational speaker.
John has been recognized five years in a row by the State House of Representatives "in honor of his continuing services in Texas against child abuse." He has also been recognized as the Texas youth commission's poster child.
John's book " I Love You Mom Please Don't Break My Heart" has been chosen by the Texas Youth Commission to be used as an educational tool to motivate at risk teens. it is also used in correctional facilities as part of parenting classes.
His book was picked up by 25,000 retail stores around the world in its first 3 months. the Houston Chronicle picked it for Texas titles worth reading and one of their number two pics in 2010. It also has been featured by NBC, ABC ,and CBS. John was featured 3 times on the Joan Hallmark show.
His docudrama was released 2 years ago and has taken 7 national and international awards including People's Choice Telly Awards ,videographer Award, Almany Awards, and Acolade Award and at the present time has been nominated for 12 more awards this year.
John continues his work every day to achieve his goal at "Saving One Child At A Time" by speaking out in schools, and pushing legislation for tougher penalties for crimes against children.
Borgstedt hopes to take his message of hope futher with the proceeds from his book, which he intends to put towards the establishment of a youth rehabilitation ranch for boys. John Borgstedt's mission is best quoted by John, "No matter what happens today there is always a new day."