“Circumstances dictate where you start—a single mother raised Kam Chancellor to become the man he is today—but each individual determines his course.
Where I came from, in Compton, kids were brainwashed into thinking that if they weren’t athletes or rappers or drug dealers they were nothing.
My son will understand that he’s in control of his own destiny and that education, work ethic and discipline will guide him to an even better life than I’ve enjoyed. He’ll be the man who makes this world a better place through positive actions and influence.”
– Richard Sherman, February 2nd issue of Sports Illustrated.