About the Founder

Travis HunterTravis Hunter is an author, father and mentor. His first novel, The Hearts of Men, was originally published in 2000 by Hunter’s own company, Jimrose Publishing House. During the 2000 Book Expo America in Chicago, Hunter handed out copies of his self-published debut and one week later received an offer from Random House’s imprint, Striver’s Row/Villard, for the re-release of The Hearts of Men. And so began a successful evolution of published novels: Married but Still Looking, Trouble Man, A One Woman Man, Something to Die For, A Family Sin, Dark Child and Momma’s a Virgin. You can read more about Travis Hunter novels at www.travishunter.com

Hunter is a native of Florence, S.C., a veteran of the U.S. Army and graduate of Georgia State University where he majored in Psychology. Always an advocate for the underprivileged, Hunter was appalled by the soaring incarceration and illiteracy rate among teens in this country. The Hearts of Men Foundation was formed in 1999 in order assist teens with mentors and allow them to focus on becoming positive citizens .Inspired by his work with at risk teens, Hunter created a series of novels geared towards this demographic: Two the Hard Way, At the Crossroads, On the Come Up and the forthcoming young adult novel about bullying: The Last Laugh. Travis Hunter lives in a suburb of Atlanta with his son Rashaad and boxer Macy.

Young Adult novels by Travis Hunter

Two The Hard Way

At The Crossroads

On the Come Up