Grace: Leadership program helped a once-angry inner-city kid change for the better
Khalil Westbrook-Grant, 17, works for his grandfather Otis Westbrook's lawn care business. Khalil used to start fights and get in trouble, until his mentor, Paul Bryant, told him that if he didn't find an alternative to anger, Khalil would end up like other kids Bryant knew: dead or in jail. “I decided to look in the mirror,” Khalil said.
Posted: Thursday, July 11, 2013 12:00 am
Khalil Westbrook-Grant is a basketball-playing, lawn-mowing, solid grade-earning 17-year-old.
In other words, Khalil Westbrook-Grant is a rather typical kid. A good kid. A focused kid with one more year of high school and dreams of playing college hoops. But turn back the clock a decade and see a different Khalil.
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