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He's a trail blazing Doctor Who was given away millions through his own charity.
And now he's written a prescription to solve the nation's sales here's our power player of the week.
It's something we don't really talk -- a lot Ben Carson -- a world renowned brain surgeon at Johns Hopkins medical center in Baltimore.
But both in and out of the operating room he is all about maximizing the intellectual potential of every person.
Your brain remembers everything you've ever seen everything you've ever heard it can process more than two million bits of information on 12.
It is amazing it's a matter how you program.
Doctor Carson is legendary for taking on the toughest cases those so called hopeless patients.
For him it's a simple calculation.
Some cases it becomes clear that the only shot this person has asked is if you did something.
Carson believes in the potential of every person because he has lived it.
As a youngster.
Growing up in -- single parent home and and city would dire poverty all the things that we've -- to preclude success.
I was able to become successful.
His mother dropped out of third grade got married at thirteen and was illiterate.
But she made her kids turn off the TV read books and write reports on them -- couldn't read.
She -- fool us by you know putting check marks and highlights and it would look like somebody had actually gone through the book report.
And so that class dummy ended up going to Yale and becoming a brain surgeon.
Carson and his wife candy have given back setting up the Carson scholars fun.
For superior academic performance and demonstrations of humanitarian qualities.
Over the years it has given more than five million dollars in scholarships to help kids go to college.
I have nothing against sports and entertainment.
You know what is going to maintain -- our pinnacle position in the world.
The ability should just only five foot jump shot or the ability -- so -- -- -- -- Now Carson has written a book called America the beautiful rediscovering what made this country grade.
He says like great empires before us this nation is losing its way and needs to return to founding principles.
This is a country.
That was created for.
And by the people.
Not for and by the government is sound like.
A conservative Republican if somebody can show me where.
You know depending on government handouts and you know.
Lead to a great society I'm all -- But you don't believe I've seen.
And so while Ben Carson helps other people get the most out of their lives.
He will keep striving to get the most out of it is.
We'll just have to wait and see what what the lord has in store for me.
The -- W something that there's always something and it's always better than what you.
Doctor Carson says for all his training he still prays before every surgery.
He says god made everything so he knows how everything works.
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