Case in point -- the 'other' Wes Moore in his book, who ended up going to prison while Moore got a Rhodes Scholarship.
The decorated army veteran and business leader also mentioned that the greatest measure of his success is in how much he's given back to others. He challenges us all to answer the question, "What are you doing to make humanity better?"
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Watch his interview in the video above, and then check out real-time tweets from the National Service Summit here: