"Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier." –Colin Powell
- Born on October 8, 1941 to a sixteen-year-old high school student and her 33-year-old married neighbor.
- As a young boy, he was often made fun of for being an out-of-wedlock kid, but the persecution increased his drive for success.
- He attended Sterling High School and was elected class president, was tenth in his class, and received letters in baseball, football, and basketball. Sterling High was a racially segregated high school.
Becoming a great communicator is a learned skill just like riding a bike is a learned skill. Like any skill you get better with practice.
“When you're part of a team, you stand up for your teammates. Your loyalty is to them. You protect them through good and bad because they'd do the same for you. “ Yogi Berra
- He was selected in the first round of the 1967 NBA draft and won two NBA titles throughout his 13 year career.
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