Mustaf “A Lineage of Hope & Motivation”

To quote Lin-Manuel Miranda, “Don’t forget the past can speak to the future.” For NBA veteran and University of Maryland Alumni, Jerrod Mustaf, the lineage of his past plays a huge role in his philanthropy…

My Promise to NOLA

NFL Quarterback Drew Brees once said, “No matter where in the world you go, New Orleans is always a part of you.” For NBA veteran and Washington Wizards Assistant Coach Robert Pack, the city of…
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Aspire to Inspire

As a professional athlete, when you look beyond the glory, spotlight, adversity, and accolades, there’s always one constant that remains unavoidable: “retirement from the game you love.” At this very moment, you have to separate…

A Plan Carved by Faith

In life, we often have a plan that we map in our minds, but quite often the vision doesn't match the outcome. For NBA veteran Darwin Cook, a career in professional basketball was always a…

A Monumental State of Mind

When we reflect on our lives, the destination life takes us on is often a direct correlation to something or someone who impacted our past. William Arthur Ward once said, "Feeling gratitude and not expressing…

Tiers of Gratitude

Galileo once said that in life “we cannot teach people anything; we can only help them discover it within themselves.” For Louisiana State University Alumni and former NBA veteran Stanley Roberts, his life was blessed with…

Minor Adjustments in Life

The decisions we make from our childhood to adulthood is the closest thing to a real-life choose-your-own-adventure story. For professional athletes, their careers and personal lives can easily be determined by the choices they make.…

Life Is About We

To quote the motivational speaker Tony Robbins, “Life is not about me, it’s about we.” After sitting down with members of the Catchings family to do a feature on Tamika Catchings, it was evident that…

Playing Chess with the Game of Life

As an adult, you sometimes can reflect on your childhood and ask yourself, “What prepared me for all the decision I made later in life?” To quote, Roy E. Disney, “It's not hard to make…

Returning with a Purpose

If you were to ask me in February 2009, when I walked away from the sports industry, “Will you ever return to the sports industry?,” the answer would have been, “No, but never say never.”…

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Welcome to Beyond the Legacy

Welcome Everyone: On behalf of myself and everyone that played a critical role in making this vision a reality, I would like to officially welcome you all to Beyond the Legacy, a platform for former…