Weekly Stories

Inspiration

Baltimore Homecoming Hero Semi-finalist

7/28/2019

Back in 2012, I set out to make a difference and provide Baltimore City youth in my community with access to a quality education as well as the resources and opportunities needed to achieve success. Never once did I think about making money for myself or receiving accolades. It was all about paying it forward since I had received so much support after my injury. The thought of being in the spotlight was also never a thought. In fact, for years I tried to find ways to not be the face of the foundation. However ...

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The Ripple Effect

7/16/2019

I’m a strong believer that one small act can change the world! If you’ve been following me you’ve probably heard me saying, “one person can make a difference. It’s like throwing a pebble in a pond. You throw a pebble in a bond and the ripples that come from that expand long and wide.”

Here’s how it works; you never know what someone is going through. When you do one kind act for someone like providing exceptional customer service, giving someone words of encouragement, or using your gifts/skills to ...

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Take Advantage of Opportunities

7/1/2019

Last week I took a short vacation to New Orleans to rest before the start of our 4th Annual SAFE Camp. While in New Orleans, I spent a lot of time taking in the culture, eating local food, and watching in amazement at the talented performers on Bourbon St and in the French Quarter. I saw some of the best freestyle rap artists and bands, an amazing saxophone player, kids playing the drums on buckets while others tapped danced to the beat with cans on their feet serving as taps, a dog that was ...

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