Watch: What We Can Learn From the Untold Story of Javaris Crittenton

Brian James | December 9, 2019

Washington, DC (CTZNSIX) –

Javaris Crittenton was a talented basketball player with high expectations. The Atlanta-bred basketball star climbed the hardwood ranks quickly, beginning his career in the spotlight.¬†Crittenton’s story is one of wasted potential. A 2009 incident in the Wizards locker room would start a downward trend of his career. It led to failed opportunities and a life behind bars.

Village Raises Tomorrow’s Leaders

Crittenton’s story is a reminder of the power of the village. We each know young stars in our neighborhoods; kids with promise and potential. It’s not required but it is our responsibility to help kids protect their potential. Without a crystal ball it’s near impossible to see what someone can become. However, we are all aware of the things can derail a dreamer.

Take time to help your local stars. Help deflect the distractions.

Written by Brian James


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