As a child, Omari Faulkner had a dream- to be a star basketball player for the world-renowned Georgetown University. When that dream came true, he was sure his promising future would lead to the NBA. But when he found himself unexpectedly off the court midway through his college career, Omari determined that he needed to shift his mindset and redirect the course of his life. Realizing that his destiny was not derailed, only detoured, today, he's reached heights in the sport that he never knew were possible.
Full of powerful storytelling and practical advice, Athlete for Life is a must-read manual for student-athletes of all ages, parents, coaches and anyone who appreciates the art of sports and academics. Teaching transformational principles such as perseverance and refusing to be limited by others' perceptions to simple tools for managing time and building a valuable network, this book will inspire student-athletes to maximize the collegiate academic and athletic experience to achieve the greatness they desire in sports and in the game of life.