Coach Don


Donald F Barnett III is the founder Don’s Real Talk. Through Don’s Real Talk, Don uses comedy to speak his truth about marriage, parenting, family and friends, employment and most importantly, being a Black Man in the 21st century.

Don’s goal is to assist men as they navigate through life’s many challenges, especially those who are 40+.img_0043

He is a lifetime member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated. Don is affectionately known in his community as “Coach Don” to the children he has coached in soccer and football. He mentors middle school boys in the life skills they will need to be great mentors and friends. He incorporates cultural and fun activities to broaden their exposure to the world.

He is a member of the Marriage Ministry and a Deacon at Victory Christian Ministries International, Waldorf.

Don loves spending time with his family and traveling with his wife, Tanya. His new book about overcoming his rocky marriage hits and book stores in 2017.