Markus McFolling

Founder, Reach1

Markus McFolling, Founder of Reach1, is originally from Seaside, California. He moved to Ohio in 2008 as a collegiate athlete, but after two years as a professional player, he suffered a career-ending shoulder injury demanding surgery after surgery, leading him down a dark path of drug addiction. After losing his family and everything he knew and loved, he was inspired to make a full recovery and turn his life around. After rehabilitation and graduation from Adult and Teen Challenge Ohio Valley, his family was restored and Markus pursued his dream and life-long calling to make a difference under the name Reach1, which stands for Reconciling Every Abandoned Child Home.