You have to start before you can succeed at anything. That is where I begin everyday. I just start. Whatever obstacles appear in my path, I put my head down and get past them.
I know that some of you might say, “That is easy for you to say.” But I grew up in Hollis, Queens in New York, and most of my friends are dead or in jail. Actually, most of them are dead.
I was recently looking at a picture of my second grade basketball team and there was only one other person in the photo I knew was still alive. So there was no free ride on the train for me either, or on the bus if you’re riding in Los Angeles.