His against-all-odds journey from the cruel poverty of a gang-ridden Los Angeles community to becoming a Rhodes Scholar is detailed in his acclaimed book, A Dream Too Big: The Story of An Improbable Journey from Compton to Oxford. His work has been featured by Good Morning America, Sirius XM Radio, ABC News, NBC LA, Home and Family, Hallmark Channel, and The 700 Club amongst other media outlets. His book was named a Good Morning America Anchor’s Favorite Books of 2019 and an Amazon Bestseller in Sociology of Urban Areas.
"An inspiring tale that should be mandatory reading for every student, parent, and anyone else interested in the success of those who will shape and define our future."
“Caylin’s story is not just inspirational, it is instructional.”
"What an inspiring story. How he was able to use his wits and his smarts to stay out of trouble and to excel in life... I thought that this book needed to be put out there in the forefront because you can never have a dream too big to accomplish.”