Lori Swanier, Ryan’s mom, broke the tennis barrier at Jackson State University. As for Swanier, a 2017 graduate of JSU and one of the very few black male tennis players, he wanted to follow in her footsteps.
If you can find one person who has not experienced hard times and difficult situations, he or she is truly one in a million. Everyone faces hardships that create opportunities for growth and maturity.
Life comes at you fast, and for Meco Shoulders, the reality of him living what he thought was an “ideal life” hit rock bottom when he experienced an early glimpse of freedom in the real world.
Great athletes exist in every sport, but there are not many who are leaders and exceptional athletes. For Teddrick Terrell, being a leader is not an uncommon trait.