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Alec Lace, host of the First Class Fatherhood podcast, has recently landed another high profile interview, with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Lace has interviewed over 400 high profile Dads including NFL Legends, Navy SEALs, Actors, politicians, DML News App founder Dennis Michael Lynch, and many more.

Lace, a father of four, launched his First Class Fatherhood podcast in 2018, with a vision to change the narrative of fatherhood and family life. The show quickly became one of the top parenting podcasts in America, due to Alec’s interviews with some of the most recognized fathers in the world from all different backgrounds.

His exclusive interview with Gov. DeSantis was filmed last week, and just released to the public on Friday. Lace explains that the interview was filmed prior to the deadly school shooting in Texas, which is why that event is not mentioned in their discussion.

DeSantis, 43, a Republican, has served as governor of Florida since January 2019, and is currently running for re-election. He served in the U.S. Navy from 2004-2010, reaching the rank of Lieutenant Commander, was an advisor to SEAL Team One and was deployed to Iraq in 2007.  DeSantis also served in U.S. Congress from 2013 through 2018.

DeSantis and his wife, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis, have three small children, Madison (5), Mason (4) and Mamie (2).

DeSantis described becoming a father as a “life-altering” experience, and said it “changes your perspective on life.”  He described his desire to help create a better world for his children, and also discussed his wife’s recent experience in being treated for breast cancer and how it impacted their family.

The two discussed the fatherless crisis that has spread across the nation, and DeSantis said a lot of the problems we see in society are a result of the fatherless crisis. “If every kid in America had a loving father in the home, we would have far, far fewer problems to deal with in society,” he said.

DeSantis encouraged parents across America to keep pushing back against the woke agenda being pushed on children in schools, such as sexuality and gender ideology.

“To inject that into elementary school and cram that down kids’ throats is completely wrong,” DeSantis said.  He discussed the criticism he has received from the left, including from Disney, as Florida has fought back against the LGBTQ agenda being pushed on small children in schools.

“It’s worth standing up and taking the fire to protect our kids,” the governor said.

At one point in the interview, Lace asked DeSantis, “If I could anoint you President for just today, what issue are you attacking First?”

WATCH the video clip below to heart he governor’s response!

Lace asked DeSantis, “What do you hope your legacy is going to be as a father?” The governor expressed a desire to instill a sense of being grounded into their children, and teaching them that they need to work hard to achieve their goals.

DeSantis also gave excellent advice for new fathers.

WATCH the ENTIRE interview with Gov. DeSantis below:

Lace is also the author of a newly-published book, appropriately titled, “First Class Fatherhood – Advice and Wisdom from High Profile Dads.”

Below is a another small clip from the above interview with more words of wisdom from Gov. DeSantis:

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  1. Desantis will make a great VP fore soon to be PresidentTrump(2024), and ONLY a VP. Desantis should take the VP offer otherwise Trump will roll over him.


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