CHAMPION Kids was birthed from a desire to help all kids. We strive to plant seeds in the lives of our youth and the generations to come by educating and providing resources that will take root in their lives. This will empower them to grow into individuals that are whole and complete; being all that God has called and created them to be.
At the age of 12, my mother lost her mother due to a brain aneurysm. Her father was a merchant seaman who battled alcoholism and due to his job, he was gone for months at a time. As a result, five kids (ages 14, 12, 10, 8, and 6) were often left alone to fend for themselves. To prevent any “red flags”, my mother ensured that everyone was fed, and household chores were completed. While my mother and her brothers were never placed in child protective services or foster care, they were eventually separated and dispersed among family members. My mom and oldest uncle were sent to live with family in New Orleans, Louisiana, while the youngest three remained in Mobile, Alabama among different family members. Despite the many adversities that my mother faced while growing up, she was resilient. She was able to dust herself off, forgive despite of, love despite of, smile despite of, and she soared towards a victorious life! Likewise, I want our youth to live victoriously regardless of their situation.
Therefore, the following factors propelled my desire to establish CHAMPION Kids: