Charles has seen his fair share of success from his start in music at an early age to starring in many major TV and film roles. Charles’ biggest role saw him being nominated for an EMMY for the film he played the title role in entitled “The Summer of Ben Tyler” with renowned actor James Woods.
Seeking to get away from the hustle of Los Angeles to raise his son as a single father, Charles was led down the road to becoming a Celebrity Chef. Charles is a best-selling author of now three books and became a World Diabetes Advocate following his own diagnosis of Type II diabetes in 2011. Charles is also an accomplished director and producer and his slate of films and TV programs are highly sought after.
Each career move Charles Mattocks has made is in keeping with his desire to touch lives in a positive way. Inspired by his uncle, the late reggae legend Bob Marley, Charles dared to dream big!
His need to create meals that were tasty, nutritious, and affordable led to his career as “The Poor Chef”. Multiple appearances on The Today Show, Good Morning America, Fox News The Talk, Martha Stewart, CBS TV, CNN & Dr. Oz gave him the opportunity to share what he had learned about feeding a family for less money.
Then came devastating news; Charles was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes! He was determined to save his life and knew he had to help others do the same. “The Diabetic You” documentary, website, and movement came out of that determination to educate and inspire people around the world. He is doing just that!
Charles also recently completed a documentary on the debilitating disease CRPS, entitled “Trial By Fire”. The film has won a total of seven awards around the world and domestically on PBS.
A tireless advocate for diabetics everywhere, Charles is determined to help stem the tide of this deadly disease. Charles’ hit TV show, Reversed is the first ever reality documentary TV series which focuses on diabetes. It features five people living with diabetes and captures their struggles and their quest for hope. It is currently airing on Discovery Life network every Tuesday at 7pm EST. Charles is also wrapping up his diabetes documentary entitled “The Diabetic You”.
Charles is also a published author with the American Diabetes Association and his new cookbook, The Budget-Friendly Fresh & Local Diabetes Cookbook, is currently available online. His new Children’s Book has also been helping to educate and inspire many familes with diabetes live their best life possible.
Reversed is a program for healthy living and provides quality entertainment. We merge learning, health, diet, exercise, medicine, and a holistic approach to life. Reversed creates a portal to share your brand, product, device, or services to millions around the country and the world. What better way to reach your audience than in the comfort of their living rooms? Reversed allows the viewer access, at any time of the day, to full and engaging episodes.
Each gripping episode walks through stages. Diabetes affects people physically, socially, and psychologically. Questions can arise about medication, nutritional diet and testing for diabetes. Almost 430 million people are dealing with this silent killer; knowledge is key to taking back and improving one’s life. Reversed gives anyone with diabetes or who may think they have diabetes positive solutions around technology, health tips, testing locations, products or supplies, and medical advances.
In an overloaded health care system, doctors are limited in the time they have to educate each person with diabetes. Reversed pulls together top resources and information to help those in need. Guests and experts in the areas of endocrinology, nutrition, fitness training, and medicine play important roles. These healthcare specialists and doctors provide life-saving information; saving patients months of time and thousands of dollars.
Our goal with Reversed is to educate while entertaining. We want to save lives through a program that brings together information in a cohesive format on a platform allowing for anyone at any time to view it. Being a reality show, there will be up and downs as five people are challenged in a house for ten days.
Each episode takes viewers on a great ride. Reversed is about reversing one’s course in life and turning it around for not only better health, but for a better future.
A one minute trailer is here on this page: