Michael Glover is focused on being a husband and father

Michael Glover is focused on being a husband and father

Michael Glover began his career in the food industry with the McDonald’s Corporation. He took full advantage of the opportunities for further training, mostly on the job, but with highly qualified members of staff from the McDonald’s corporation. Success in business and the challenge to rise above the life of the streets in order to […]

Pastor Charles Jenkins discusses faith and fatherhood

Pastor Charles Jenkins discusses faith and fatherhood

Charles Jenkins is a pastor and an award-winning songwriter and producer. The Chicago native was previously the senior pastor of Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church. Jenkins discusses faith and fatherhood with rolling out. What legacy are you leaving for your children and the children of your community? The opening phrase of Proverbs 13:22 says, “A good […]

Kevin A. Johnson ‘Coach KJ’ shares his legacy and his playbook as a dad

Kevin A. Johnson 'Coach KJ' shares his legacy and his playbook as a dad

Kevin Anthony Johnson, known as “Coach KJ,” hails from the SouthSide of Chicago, and he’s all about building courageous leaders. He’s been teaching and coaching leaders for over 20 years. He serves on the board of 826CHI, a non-profit creative writing center dedicated to amplifying the voices of Chicago youth. He’s an author, speaker and […]

Manager and coach Christopher Loving shares advice as a father

Manager and coach Christopher Loving shares advice as a father

Rolling out spoke with Christopher Loving, who was born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, IL. He has been married to Danielle Loving for 12 years. They have two children, Malyk 15 years-old and their daughter Autumn  who is 3 years-old. Chris has been in the healthcare administration field for 13 years. He […]

Germar Reed shares the value of daily reading

Germar Reed shares the value of daily reading

Germar Reed is the Principle Analytics Consultant at District Analyst LLC, a data analytics consulting firm based out of Washington, DC. In addition, he is a Senior Manager of Data Science and Analytics Advisory Services at Merkle Inc., where he leads a team of analytics consultants in supporting high-tech clients in Latin America. He is […]

Ghanaian CEO and lawyer Markwei Boye J.D. teaches his children to never give up

Ghanaian CEO and lawyer Markwei Boye J.D. teaches his children to never give up

Markwei Boye, J.D. is the owner and CEO of Smart Business Tax Solutions, PLLC since 2000. A highly respected tax professional, Boye is a licensed financial advisor and lawyer whose broad expertise ranges from IRS Tax representation, small business tax solutions to estate planning for individuals and companies. Boye holds a bachelor’s of science degree […]

Producer and father Kevin Sharpley shares the importance of education

Producer and father Kevin Sharpley shares the importance of education

Kevin Sharpley is a director and producer who has created a range of work that includes film, television, documentary, commercial, music video, multimedia, and video production. Sharpley is a graduate of the University of Miami and Miami Dade College. He was inducted into the Miami Dade College Alumni Hall of Fame in 2014. He is […]

Alpha Phi Alpha man and Morehouse alum Curtis Johnson shares fatherhood wisdom

Alpha Phi Alpha man and Morehouse alum Curtis Johnson shares fatherhood wisdom

Curtis Kevin Johnson is God-fearing, husband, father, small business owner and 1988 graduate of Morehouse College. Johnson is a lifetime learner and has earned an MBA from Wayne State University, an advanced degree from Bryant University in financial planning, and a bachelor of arts in Chaplaincy from the International Order of Police & Fire Chaplains. […]

Christopher Hicks identifies how to connect as a father with a son

Christopher Hicks identifies how to connect as a father with a son

Christopher Hicks, one of the industry’s most successful executives, is known for his creativity, Innovation and his ability to re-invent things. Hicks has made stellar strides throughout the years with his ability to identify the needs of an artist and organization and help bring them to life. Chris currently serves as Director of the Mayor’s […]

Executive Micah Love talks about spirituality and raising a family

Executive Micah Love talks about spirituality and raising a family

Micah Love is a pharmaceutical executive representative with a winning track record, including being a three-time President’s Club winner. The Houston is married Candice Love and together they share two sons, Luke, 5, and Lance, 22 months. When Love is not with his family, he loves volunteering his time with the Multiple Sclerosis Society, where […]

Irvin Ashford Jr. shares his fatherhood playbook

Irvin Ashford Jr. shares his fatherhood playbook

Irvin Ashford Jr. is the senior vice president of external affairs and the national director of financial education for Comerica Bank. Ashford was recently inducted into the University of Dallas Satish and Yasmin Gupta College of Business School Hall of Fame. Ashford shared with rolling out what his fatherhood playbook is. How would you describe […]

NBA dad Drederick Irving shares fatherhood goals

Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics (Photo by Derrel Jazz Johnson for Steed Media Service)

Derrel Jazz Johnson of Steed Media talked with Drederick Irving, father of Kyrie, Asia, and London Irving on Thursday, June 13, 2019, for Father’s Day. Here are excerpts from the conversation. Rolling out: Why is it important to expose children to education and valuable skills? Irving: Education is the key to broadening a kid’s perspective […]

Pastor Byron Fitchpatric shares what fatherhood has taught him

Pastor Byron Fitchpatric shares what fatherhood has taught him

Byron Fitchpatric is a Memphis, Tennesse native who was called to ministry. Fitchpatric is the Senior Pastor of Crosstown Church of Memphis. When he was 22-years-old, he relocated to Des Moines, Iowa after his family helped him extricate himself from a destructive life. Through a series of events, God got his attention and led him […]

Shaffer Jones explains how he became a great father without having a dad

Shaffer Jones explains how he became a great father without having a dad

Music artist, Shaffer Jones was raised on the sreets of Chicago’s Southside without a father. At the age of 17, after the birth of his first daughter, Jones made the decision to become the best father he could despite his lack of a relationship with his own. Since the birth of his daughter, Jones has […]

Teacher Asbury Foster explains his fatherhood culture

Teacher Asbury Foster explains his fatherhood culture

Asbury Foster is a teacher, creative director, photographer, and father. He is an Atlanta resident and graduate of Grambling State University. Foster spoke with rolling out about fatherhood culture. What legacy are you leaving for your children and the children of your community? I want to touch, spark, and be an inspiration to the youth. […]

MSU alum Bill Jones advises his 3 children that ‘listening is an art’

MSU alum Bill Jones advises his 3 children that 'listening is an art'

Bill Jones is a 55-year-old father of three children ages 25, 23 and 18 years old. He’s also been a devoted husband for over 29 years. He has a large family with four sisters and four brothers. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and has worked in the auto industry for at […]

Georgia bookstore owner Omar Finley discusses children and reading

Georgia bookstore owner Omar Finley discusses children and reading

Omar Finley is a business owner, husband, and father of three. He is in the book business and the co-owner of The Listening Tree Bookstore Located in Decatur, Georgia.  He is the creator of The Young Entrepreneurs Program including a full curriculum that walks children – ages 8-12 and 13-16 – as well as young […]

Developer Terry Brantley offers a blueprint for fatherhood

Developer Terry Brantley offers a blueprint for fatherhood

Terry Brantley, managing member of Brantland LLC.  has been building residential and commercial properties all over metropolitan Atlanta. And while the return on investment has been strong and in the millions, Brantley says that pales in comparison to the benefits he reaps to family equity. From Decatur to East Point his robust civic engagement history […]

Corey Richardson of Fluent360 is building a living legacy for children

Corey Richardson of Fluent360 is building a living legacy for children

Corey Richardson is a Chicago, Illinois resident and VP of Cultural Learning & Insights at Fluent360. He has nearly two decades of marketing and advertising experience that helps him understand multicultural consumers and build brands. Richardson also teaches Cultural Competence in Marketing Communications at the University of Chicago Graham School of Professional Studies. Richardson who […]

Family and relationship professor Adrian Mack shares his views on fatherhood

Family and relationship professor Adrian Mack shares his views on fatherhood

Adrian Mack, a family communication and relationship professor at Concordia University, says his primary purpose in life is the liberation, freedom and strengthening of African Americans. For more than 20 years, he has committed his life to the development of Black youth and families by serving in multiple community capacities. His proudest accomplishment is his […]