We had the good fortune of connecting with Elijah Billips and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Elijah, how did you come up with the idea for your business?
My business/brand was inspired to create a platform and reasonable way for people to transform their lifestyles from average to great. Over the years of playing and competing in sports from lil league AAU basket to Highschool Bowling, Handball, and Rugby I understood the importance of staying active and taking care of ones health. I realized my love of recording and videography while young began to inspire other just like me. From there I fell in love with video and fitness now I’am putting everything into one, helping others transform into the people they were meant to be.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
As a rugby player, I’ve had the privilege of traveling around the US and meeting tons of amazing people. From teammates to opponents, I’ve learned so much about different cultures and backgrounds. But my passion for rugby wasn’t just about playing the game. It was also about the hard work and dedication it took to succeed. I spent countless hours watching motivational videos on YouTube, training and working out, always pushing myself to the next level.
Fortunately, I’ve had some incredible coaches along the way who helped guide me and remind me of the importance of hard work and perseverance. A few coaches in particular, Danny G, Taye D, Kimo, were instrumental in my development as a player and as a person.
But my passion for recording and taking pictures was also a big part of who I am. Graduating high school I loved my graphic design class. When when I wasn’t on the rugby field, I loved getting my friends together to train and work out. I would often post pictures and videos of our training sessions on social media, inspiring others to get active and pursue their own passions. My team and I have created many platforms where we connect with our community, youTube and instagram to name a few.
It wasn’t long before I started getting texts and calls from people asking me for advice on their own fitness journeys. And that’s when the idea for TRANSFORMULA started to take shape.
TRANSFORMULA was more than just a business idea. It was a way to help people transform their lives and achieve their goals. With the help of my teammates and friends, we began creating workout plans that were designed to help people get in shape and stay healthy.
TRANSFORMULA sets us apart from the competition because we’re not just selling products. We’re selling a way to transform ones lifestyle. The idea that anyone can achieve their dreams if they’re willing to put in the hard work and dedication.
And as I look back on my journey, I’m grateful for the people who have helped me along the way. From my Family, rugby coaches to my friends and teammates, they have all played a part in shaping who I am today. And I hope that through TRANSFORMULA, I can help others achieve their own dreams and transform their lives for the better.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Moving here recently I haven’t taken much time to go explore the city. Except for a few weeks ago when my girlfriend visited we loved the downtown area. There were so many places to walk, sit, grab a cup of coffee or even a desert after a dinner date. Living here over 3 months now I’ve only traveled to Houston where we train for Rugby, however the nightlight and brunch hours are my favorite.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
The journey I’ve been on thus far has been nothing without the support of my family, friends, people I have met in school, coaches I that’ve coached me, supporters turned into family all across the globe. The support that rugby my family and friends as a whole definitely made me who I’am today. When time’s is hard and life isn’t going my way I think about everyone else in my life and what they’ve along with my personal efforts to get me where I’am today, It brings a different spark in my heart.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/trans_formula/

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHx071i31SBiY6iavAn1UfQ

Other: https://linktr.ee/Transformula

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