Sean Escobar

Sean Escobar, Sexual Abuse Survivor

Sean Escobar was sexually abused as a child by someone who was the pillar of his community; the offender was a respected figure in the Mormon Church and a founder of the Sundance Film Festival. Sean was silent about the abuse from 1993 until 2019, when he came forward after confronting his abuser. In this episode, Sean speaks with Karen about his story.

Sean Escobar is a father of 4 who has been married to his wife Crystal for 16 years. Together they founded an 11-Day Nutritional Protocol called ER Shred. Raised as a Mormon, Sean left his lifelong religion 3 years ago, after which he decided to confront his abuser who was a prominent Mormon film maker. Sean’s sex abuse story was featured on the front page of the New York Times. He has also been featured on many of the top news media including the #1 podcast in America, “The Daily.”