JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On Friday, former NFL player Martellus Bennett wrote an article for the Washington Post. He had a successful career. Made a lot of money. Even won a Super Bowl ring.
But his goal is that African-American young men chase dreams outside of sports. Ronnie Blakely is the perfect example. In addition to playing on the First Coast basketball team. He's also the founder of a clothing line called Strug Life.
This kid has had a rough life. Instead of feeling sorry for himself, he's turned those struggles into a positive.