Millennial Manhood

63 EpisodesProduced by Jovica DjurdjevicWebsite

Millennial Manhood is about cultivating conversations that will help young men improve themselves and their communities by building their confidence, encouraging taking initiative, and coaching professional persistence. Join us for the conversations.Contact us:

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About the Hosts

Jovica Djurdjevic

Jovica Djurdjevic

Host & Creator

Jovica Djurdjevic is a Husband, Business Owner, Travel Enthusiast, and the poor soul that got conned into hosting this podcast. When he's not busy being stuck in Nashville traffic, traveling, or hanging out with his wife he's podcasting with a mission. Or at least that's what he tells himself.

Adam Roddy

Adam Roddy


Adam Roddy, was a special child from early on in his life. Discovering his love of talking at an early age, podcasting was an easy transition for him. And since he's a masochist, proven by the fact that he finished Law School, he figured working with Jovica on this project would be right up his ally.

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#060 - Victor Tsado: Talent & Work

September 18th, 2019


Victor is a Nigerian immigrant. Former trevecca soccer player. Former Inter Nashville semi professional player. On the journey to fulfill to a life …

#059 - Brady Morgan: Budgetrek Podcast

August 28th, 2019


Brady Morgan is the host of the podcast Budgetrek.  After living paycheck to paycheck, constantly worrying about debt, and feeling the hole becoming …

Podcast Update

August 7th, 2019


Jovica gives an update on the state of the podcast.

#058 - James Hackney: Millennial Motivation Podcast

July 10th, 2019


James is the owner of the Millennial Motivation Podcast with the aim of stopping Millennials dying at the age of 25 to be buried 50 years later ripping up the standard blueprint of life. After over-coming a challenging …

#057 - O'Brian Woods: Enjoy the Moment

June 26th, 2019


O’Brian D. Woods is Founder and Managing Partner of The Dorian Fund. Mr. Woods is responsible for overall firm direction including trading operations …

#056 - Alec Schwab: Communicating w/ Gen Z

June 5th, 2019


Alec Schwab is a Nashville native who just graduated from the University of Tennessee Knoxville.  Now he's back in Nashville working full-time and …

#055 - Dr. Jeremy Fyke: Communication Development

May 29th, 2019


Dr. Jeremy Fyke is the founder of Jeremy Fyke Leader Development. He has a unique blend of academic knowledge, industry experience, and enthusiasm that he brings to his lifelong passion–helping leaders, teams, and …

#054 - Milanism #4

May 22nd, 2019


Wisdom from the old world.

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#053 - Timothy Wenger: The Man Effect

May 15th, 2019


Timothy Wenger is an entrepreneur, photographer, writer, and world traveler who loves to instigate deep conversations and is always seeking to talk with truth seekers. When he started The Man Effect it was all from a …

#052 - Shane Lantigua: Blind Faith

May 8th, 2019


Follower of Jesus.  24 years old. Works in finance. Retired baseball player. 

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#051 - James Gilreath: The One Thing

May 1st, 2019


James and Jovica discuss "The One Thing."

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#050 - One Year of Millennial Manhood

April 24th, 2019


In this episode Kevin Wohlman and Drew Davis interview Jovica about one year of Millennial Manhood.

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#049 - Jack Maher: Standing on Shoulders

April 17th, 2019


Jack has been a hard driving, high performer his whole life. Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America when he was 13, reaching Vigil Honor in the …

#048 - Brad Hopkins: It Wasn't My Plan

April 10th, 2019


With the 13th pick of the 1993 NFL draft, the Houston Oilers chose Brad Hopkins from the University of Illinois. Over the next 13 seasons Brad established himself as one of the most dominant offensive linemen in the …

#047 - Darius Moore: Show Love and Patience

April 3rd, 2019


Darius E. Moore is a Partnership Manager for PENCIL—a longstanding education nonprofit in Nashville Tennessee. Through his work at PENCIL, Darius …

#046 - Eric Jones: Fail Like A Baby

March 27th, 2019


Eric is originally from the small underrepresented town of Helena, AR. Growing up, he didn't have the glamorous lifestyles that one would hope for. …

#045 - Eric Meriwether: Be The Best You

March 21st, 2019


Eric Meriwether is a husband, father, businessman, mentor, and all around interesting guy.

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#044 - Alex Fleiss: AI and the Future

March 13th, 2019


Alexander Fleiss is the co-founder of Rebellion Research, a New York- based hedge fund founded in 2007 that manages  assets for hundreds of clients worldwide.  He has spoken about Artificial Intelligence in the Wall …

#043 - Jackson Boyd: From Reality TV to Personal Training

March 6th, 2019


Jackson Boyd has personally trained over 250 clients and has taught in group fitness settings of over 40 athletes at a time. He recently made the move to TruMav Fitness – a studio in Nashville owned by Tim McGraw, and …

#042 - Derek Volk: Life Raising a Son on the Spectrum

February 27th, 2019


“I had to mourn the son I thought I was going to have, so that I could love the son that God gave me.”

Derek Volk is the author of the …

#041 - Raise Your Glass

February 20th, 2019


A sneak peak of our new podcast called "Raise Your Glass" coming soon.

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#040 - Paul Arnold: Fatherhood, Friendships, & Great Men

February 13th, 2019


Paul Arnold is a father, pastor, and founder of

"Great American Man's mission is to inspire men to be a hero …

#039 - Willie Shaw: Finding Community

February 8th, 2019


Willie Shaw is a singer/songwriter originally from Southern California, but now finds himself in Nashville, TN.

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#038 - Jake Harvey: Moderation in Politics

January 30th, 2019


Jake is a University of Mississippi graduate, who spent 9 years in politics before pursuing interests in start ups, and oil & gas.  Today we …

#037 - Freddie Scott II: Unlock the Champion

January 23rd, 2019


Freddie Scott II is a second generation pro athlete as well as a sought after speaker on issues pertaining to family and the importance of fatherhood.  Freddie has advocated for the fatherless children and their …

#036 - JT Barnett: From Hockey to Therapy

January 16th, 2019


JT Barnett is a retired professional hockey player, podcast host, and overall influencer.  We dive deep into his mind as a young man trying to find …

#035 - Robert Blagojevich: My Fight for Freedom and Justice

January 10th, 2019


Robert Blagojevich, a small business owner and Real Estate Investor in Tennessee, is the author of 'Fundraiser A: My Fight for Freedom and Justice'
(NIU Press, April 2015). This gripping memoir tells Robert's side of …

#034 - Jay Robertson: Flip The Switch

January 2nd, 2019


Jay Robertson joins me for a conversation regarding his four year career playing for the Tennessee Vols, his failure in the NFL, and finding balance …

A Letter to the Listeners

December 26th, 2018


Merry Christmas, Happy New Year, and God Bless. 

“Do not claim to have acquired virtue unless you have suffered affliction, for without affliction virtue has not been tested.”  - St. Mark the Ascetic (Born C. 350) 

#033 - Nate Kayhoe - Founder & CEO of StayCircles

December 19th, 2018


Nate Kayhoe is the Founder of StayCircles and Adventure Machine - The social network for getting cheap flights to see and stay with friends and …

#032 - Joel DeSantis: Don't Take Shortcuts

December 12th, 2018


Rejection is good, that's the message Joel DeSantis wants you take away from this conversation. Today we covered a broad spectrum of topics from …

#031 - Tres Winn: You Are Good Enough

December 5th, 2018


Tres Winn is a husband, father, and founder of ChattTenn Sports. In this episode we discussed how to overcome the anxiety of starting a new venture. …

#030 - Milanism #3

November 28th, 2018


Čiča Mičo is back! After several requests to bring more stories of my father's Great Uncle onto the Podcast we decided to deliver. Enjoy! (If you want to listen to or re-listen to the first Čiča Mičo story check out …

#029 - Monopoly for Millennials

November 21st, 2018


Hasbro's Monopoly for Millennials, we'll keep it simple and leave it at that description. Come along for the ride of three Millennial Men playing …

#028 - Chase Green: Losses are Lessons

November 14th, 2018


Chase Green is a traveler, cross-fitter, sports show host, and blogger. He is also Adam's best friend. After losing his brother as a teenager and his father in his twenties, his losses have shaped his perspective on …

#027 - Jerrod Black: Transitioning out of the NFL

November 7th, 2018


Jerrod Black is a man of many talents. He parlayed his lifelong pursuit of discipline and personal development into his dream of playing in the NFL.

After leaving the NFL he struggled with the transition. However, …

#026 - DeAndre Wilson: From Plan to Business

October 31st, 2018


Happy Halloween!

DeAndre Wilson is passionate about the hospitality/tourism industry, and the development of the youth and community of his hometown Evansville, Indiana.

DeAndre believes that it is key that a community …

#025 - Robert Chapman: From Deli Slicer to VP

October 24th, 2018


Robert Chapman is Zimbabwe born, British groomed, and American taught. He is also an entrepreneur, Vice President, and family man whose …

#024 - Sarah L Henning: Why We Hate Millennials

October 17th, 2018


Sarah Henning is an "old millennial." She also straddles the generational line between Gen X & Millennials. Like others her age, it means she has …

Bonus - Jovica's Productivity Challenge

October 12th, 2018


Surprise! Got you a second episode in the same week, but this one is a little different. My challenge to you and myself, let's end 2018 strong!

The ONE Thing:

66 Day Calendar:

#022 - RJ Clements: Overcoming Depression Pt. 1

October 10th, 2018


This week my friend RJ Clements joins me for our first conversation in the "Overcoming Depression" series. We discuss how he dug himself out of deep …

#021 - Shay Eskew: What the Fire Ignited

October 3rd, 2018


Shay Eskew is an All American and World ranked triathlete, burn survivor with scars over 65% of his body and is a sought out national motivational speaker. His mantra has always been to not merely be a "finisher" but to …

#020 - Kevin Wohlman: Southern Scholar Socks

September 26th, 2018


Kevin Wohlman, Founder of Southern Scholar (, believes that although fashion is constantly changing, classic styles will …

#019 - Jovica: The MMCIP Story

September 19th, 2018


You may know Jovica Djurdjevic as the poor soul that got conned into hosting this podcast. What you may not know is the story behind Millennial …

#018 - Matthew Blinco: The Emotion of Life

September 12th, 2018


Matthew Blinco is a graphic designer from Indiana who currently resides in Nashville, TN. In 2008, he graduated with from Anderson University in Visual Communication Design. Matt is Co-Founder of Project 615 and Design …

#017 - Raphael Collazo: The Millennial Playbook

September 5th, 2018


Raphael Collazo is a millennial author of "The Millennial Playbook" and editor of "The Strong Professional" blog. An engineer by trade, Raphael has …

#016 - Stephen Richards Jr: Clothes Make the Man

August 29th, 2018


Richards Bespoke was founded by Stephen Richards Jr.; a Nashville native, with a background in business, and a passion for clothing. After graduating from Ole Miss, Richards moved back to Nashville to work for his …

#015 - Malory Ogrizovich: Me, Myself & My Ego

August 22nd, 2018


Malory Ogrizovich works with people who are craving something more in their lives. Her clients want a deeper connection with themselves and the …

#014 - James Gilreath: On Discipline & Competition Pt. 2

August 15th, 2018


James Gilreath is a professional athlete, CPA, and best man at my wedding. Arguably one of the most interesting people I know. He and I follow-up to …

#013 - Tellis Gary: Manning Up in the Military

August 8th, 2018


**Explicit Content Warning** 

Ever wonder what it's like to fly into a combat zone while crammed into a plane with hundreds of other soldiers? Well, …

#012 - Milanism #2

August 1st, 2018


Get excited folks, the fan favorite story time is back. Join us for a riveting tale passed down to me by my father about my Grandfather's adventures …

#011 - Shravan Malaney: Being Honest with Yourself

July 25th, 2018


Shravan Malaney is an attorney, social buttery, and all around amazing individual. He has moved from Tennessee to Omaha and back to Tennessee in the …

#010 - Roundtable: Millennial Salesmen

July 18th, 2018


This week, Adam and I are joined by Zac Slabaugh to have a roundtable discussion around working in sales in the 21st Century.

I think you'll really enjoy some of the thoughts and ideas that were shared around how to …

#009 - Dr. Rob Bell: NO ONE gets there ALONE.

July 11th, 2018


Dr. Rob Bell is a sport psychology coach, author, and public speaker. He has written 6 books on Mental Toughness and his most recent book is titled: …

#008 - Arthur Hatton: Loneliness in Young Men

July 4th, 2018


Happy 4th of July!

Arthur Hatton is a doctoral student in clinical psychology, counselor, coach, scientist, and songwriter. He received a B. S. in …

#007 - Drew Davis: On Handling Grief & Loss

June 27th, 2018


In this episode my friend Drew Davis joins me to share his personal experience with the loss of his mother. How he struggled, at a young age, to handled the grief and adversity that it caused for him and his siblings. …

#006 - Podcast Update

June 24th, 2018


Jovica is back in the US, and he's got some brief updates regarding Millennial Manhood.

As always feel free to contact us with constructive criticism, compliments, or ideas at:

#005 - Andrew Hoilman: From Medicine to Monk and Back

June 6th, 2018


This week Adam Roddy fills in for Jovica while interviewing Andrew Hoilman. Andrew and Adam discuss the journey from Pre-Med student to spending four years in an Orthodox Christian Monastery. How to get used to coming …

#004 - Adrienne Langelier: The Psychology of High Performance

May 30th, 2018


Adrienne Langelier, MA, LPC is a counselor and sport psychology consultant based in The Woodlands, TX. She is also affiliated with Methodist Sports …

#003 - Milanism #1

May 25th, 2018


This week we have a special bonus episode for you. Come along for a story I've heard hundreds of times in my life about one of my family's many adventures during WW2 in Nazi Occupied Yugoslavia. 

We decided to give you …

#002 - Adam Roddy: On Friendship and Failure

May 18th, 2018


Adam Roddy is a JD, MBA, and occasional Co-Host of Millennial Manhood.

In our conversation we really dive deep into his upbringing in small-town America, his relationship with his father, and the terrifying realization …

#001 - James Gilreath: On Discipline & Competition

May 11th, 2018


James Gilreath is a professional athlete, CPA, and best man at my wedding. Arguably one of the most interesting people I know. He and I discuss some of the wisdom he's acquired over the years in athletics and the …

Introduction to Millennial Manhood

May 8th, 2018


In this inaugural episode, my friend, Adam, joins me to give everyone a taste of what all this podcast is going to entail. We discuss the reason this idea grew into an entire project and where we see it going in the …

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