On Monday, I experienced one of the most moving moments of my life. I was invited over to the Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy, for a special honoring on their behalf for my accomplishments in the community during Black History Month. What was to be an honor in itself to be able to talk to the kids and spread my message a little more, turned into an event which truly humbled me and even left me inspired.
When I arrived at the Promise Academy II, I was welcomed by the Program Coordinator, Titus Mitchell and another very special guest that was also being honored that day- none other than Lt. Col. John Mulzac, an original Tuskegee Airman. Daddy John, as he’s affectionately called, was one of the original recruits to train and fly under what was known as the “Tuskegee Experiment,” the first all African-American pursuit squadron during World War II.
It was an honor just to get to meet Daddy John, but the chance to get to speak to him was life-changing! Read More