There aren’t many twenty somethings rushing to settle down, but at 22, Kevin Blackmon knew he’d found the one. An athletic kid from the Northside, the father and husband didn’t have many opportunities to experience stability. However, he locked into basketball and went on to become a first generation college graduate. Kevin credits his experiences growing up with how he knew what he wanted for his life early on. He had a vision of the type of father he wanted be, the way he wanted to treat his wife, and how he would use an invaluable currency to positively impact his family – time. Kevin talks life lessons, how friends can influence a relationship, valuing your significant other, and setting a positive example. Brandy visits with his old teammate to understand how Kevin figured some of this stuff out so early in an environment that could’ve taken him in a different direction.

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