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Stedman Graham, American Educator ( March 6, 1951 - )

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Most people are defined by their titles, their cars, their house, where they came from, their color, their race, their religion. And so it's up to you to take control of your own life and define you. As long as you understand who you are and you have a solid foundation of understanding what your talents are, what your skills are.~Stedman Graham


Life Religion People

Understand who you are, so that you can be the same, whether you're talking to a homeless person or the president of the United States. You're the same person.~Stedman Graham


Homeless You Talking

If you did the same thing you did yesterday as you did today as you will do tomorrow, what have you done? The same thing.~Stedman Graham


Today Tomorrow You

Everybody has 24 hours and the question is, what do you do with your 24 hours? That's what makes everybody equal.~Stedman Graham


You Equal Question

So while you're an athlete, and you have that platform, what you want to be able to do is make it work for you as much as possible, because there's going to be life after sports.~Stedman Graham


Life Work Sports

Freedom is about a way of thinking. Freedom is about understanding that you can do anything that you want and freedom is about being able to take information and education and make it relevant to your own growth every single day. Freedom is not staying in the box. Freedom is not doing what other people want you to do.~Stedman Graham


Education Freedom Day

I've worked in the prison system for five years, and most of those folks in prison didn't have a direction.~Stedman Graham


Prison Direction Most

Sports isn't just a part of life. It's not life itself.~Stedman Graham


Life Sports Just

You know, you're living in a society where if you say something that you might think may be OK, when it's more sensitive to that particular culture. You have to be very, very careful.~Stedman Graham


Culture May Society

I'm pretty grounded on my own passion - writing books, you know, doing programs, speaking around the country. And I love what I do.~Stedman Graham


Love Passion Writing

You know, and younger people today, you know, they may not have Social Security. They may not have a pension. They may have 17 different jobs. And so they have to be - they have to, you know, establish somewhat of an ownership, you know, mentality.~Stedman Graham


Today May People

You know and we have about 60 to 70 percent black men in prison today and it's because of the negativity they have in their own hearts.~Stedman Graham


Today Men Black

I'm a lucky guy. No question.~Stedman Graham


Lucky Question Guy

I define myself by everything that I love, everything I can create, everything that I can imagine.~Stedman Graham


Love Myself Everything

The idea of being able to serve as an example, based upon how to process, how to think, how to realize our own dreams, we can pass that down to our children.~Stedman Graham


Children Dreams Process