Adrian Rivers and his wife , Avia Rivers , celebrate one year of marriage .
“ I ’ ve always surrounded myself with people who believe in me . No matter how crazy , they will help me do anything .”
“ It ’ s a great day , waiting and seeing the impact of your work ,” Rivers said . “ There is a sense of comfort in knowing I was who I was supposed to be .”
With his passion for collaborating and desire to aid nonprofits , Rivers transformed his skillset to assist nonprofits with program development , funding , etc .
Affectionately known as “ the urban bishop ,” Rivers has developed a unique approach to reaching the community through preaching , politics and sharing his public life .
As radio show host on “ Let ’ s Talk Live ,” Rivers can work with his close friends , Reggie Rainge and Valious Lucas , to produce a show that covers each of their interests .
The chemistry between the three provides Rivers with a space to showcase his personality and connect with listeners .
“ I contribute success to God and people around me ,” Rivers said . “ I ’ ve always surrounded myself with people who believe in me . No matter how crazy , they will help me do anything .”
Rivers has been blessed with a circle , his mother , Suzanne Rivers , his wife , Avia , friends and family , who all believe in his vision and passion for his life and the community .
Rivers , 36 , continues to expand his brand to collaborate with the community and nonprofits at large . He is pursuing a doctorate in organizational leadership .
Rivers has made it his life mission to build a thriving community wherever the path leads him .
“ I want to continue to grow in doing what I am purposed to do , and my life ’ s work will speak for itself .”
34 Valdosta Scene | June 2022