6 black superstar athletes whose parents shaped their careers from childhood

Francis Akhalbey Aug 28, 2018 at 01:00pm

August 28, 2018 at 01:00 pm | Entertainment

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Staff Writer

August 28, 2018 at 01:00 pm | Entertainment

The Williams sisters with their father Richard Williams

Parents identifying the talents of their kids from a young age is one unique attribute that cannot be taken away from them. Going a step further by personally grooming and training them to be masters of their craft is most at times the next cause of action.

Nothing feels better than doing what you love, and having a great support system from your loved ones especially from your mom or dad always gives you an extra urge and confidence to go all out.

From a very young age, these iconic and influential athletes were mentored by either of their parents. As role models and/or trainers, they played very key roles in shaping up their careers.

In light of this, Face2Face Africa highlights these popular black athletes who owe their success to their parents. Scroll through to get to know them.

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