Tremayne McNair

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A biography about becoming an athlete, written and illustrated for children.

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  • Tremayne McNair

  • To anyone who feels its time to give up,

    there is always a brighter day...

  • Two months a head of time, on November 12th, little Tremayne was born. Fighting against the odds of survival, he made it.

    And that there was a signal that something special was about to begin

  • At an early age it was easily known that his fasci-nation and talent for sports were very high! He was very athletic, and was a standout athlete

    especially in the sport basketball.

  • Once he reached middle school, he knew he wanted to play college sports! He broke records,

    and won the most athletic award for his school. And from the outside looking in it

    seemed to be the perfect life of an adolescent...

  • But little did they know that the when the clock stopped running, the whistles blew, and the jersey came off

    He went to a home that was full of problems. Every night was a hassle; arguing, money issues, yelling, but

    one day he reached the absolutely low when he was told that his problems agreed to divorce and go there

    separate ways

  • But little did they know that the when the clock stopped running, the whistles blew, and the jersey came off

    He went to a home that was full of problems. Every night was a hassle; arguing, money issues, yelling, but

    one day he reached the absolutely low when he was told that his problems agreed to divorce and go there

    separate ways

  • The emotional letdown, and the hurt of his parents divorcing eventually led him to a stage in his

    life of just giving up.

    It started to affect his schoolwork and his playing, so he decided to not play sports the next year.

  • The emotional letdown, and the hurt of his parents divorcing eventually led him to a stage in his

    life of just giving up.

    It started to affect his schoolwork and his playing, so he decided to not play sports the next year.

  • Time went by and the not playing hurt, but

    he knew that this was the best decision

    and couldn't play sports again, but he con-

    tinuously saw himself at all the sporting

    events, so it was obvious that he still had

    the passion for the love of sports.

  • But on one day of class, the head football

    coach noticed the potential in Tremayne

    and decided to talk to him. The coach ex-

    plained the opportunity of him playing col-

    lege sports and gave him some words ad-

    vice. He told Tremayne to keep his parents

    problems their problems, and continue to

    do what you love doing playing sports.

  • Tremayne listened and tried the sport of football, and quickly became the one of best player in

    the country! He focused on the right things. His grades reached the level of acceptance and his

    success in both athletics and academics led him to a day he dreamed of as a kid.

  • Tremayne listened and tried the sport of football, and quickly became the one of best player in

    the country! He focused on the right things. His grades reached the level of acceptance and his

    success in both athletics and academics led him to a day he dreamed of as a kid.

  • Signing a National Letter of Intent to play

    college sports. He accepting a full-ride schol-

    arship to Georgia Tech over twelve other

    schools. And Even though he went through

    tough times with his parents divorce, he

    reached his lifetime dream.