I’m an NFL Defensive End and a Poet. This Is What Growing Up With a Single Mom Looks Like.

My mother was a strong, big-hearted woman who worked hard, was second to no man, and taught me how to do masculinity right.

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My Contribution

I wrote a heartfelt piece about masculinity and how my mother taught me what it meant to be a man. You don’t always need a man in your life to be the man you’re supposed to be. Click the link below to read the whole article.