Episode 11: Embracing Life’s Second Chance – Wilmot Collins’ Journey from School Teacher to Mayor

Wilmot Collins fled Liberia on a ship after war broke out. Years later he serves as the first black mayor of Helena, Montana. He tells Munatsi his incredible story. He has experienced everything from the loss of two brothers due to government upheaval, homelessness in a foreign land as a refugee, to the charitable kindness of acceptance, and the pride of being elected Mayor of Helena, Montana.

Today he emphasizes the importance of interacting with community, taking risks, and stepping out of your comfort zone in order to experience growth. Hear is full heart-tugging experiences by catching the full episode on your favorite platforms including Apple Podcast, Spotify, YouTube, and much more!

He’s a true Immigreat!


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Munatsi Manyande

Munatsi Manyande was born and raised in Zimbabwe. He first moved to the United States for university. He is an entrepreneur and non-profit executive who lives in Texas with his family.