Charlie “Tremendous” Jones on Reading

Kennesaw – Charles Tremendous Jones ( was an American treasure. I was fortunate enough to meet him one day at a speech he gave during Matt Holman’s class at Landmark Baptist Temple in Cincinnati, Ohio. Charlie’s gift of encouragement and enthusiasm was so contagious nobody left the room that day unaffected. I got an autographed copy of his book, “The Books You Read,” that I gave away some years later. I wish I had kept it.

Charles-T-JonesWith a private library of several thousand books, reading and relationships were two themes that became the hallmark of Charles’ mission to share with the world. (

“If you can’t be happy where you are, it’s a cinch you can’t be happy where you ain’t.” – Charles Tremendous Jones

#Encourage Excellence

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