Robert Griffin III, Trayvon Bromell and Marvin Bracy On The Resilience To Get Back To The Top And Inspiring Their Respective Communities
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"This moment and stuff like this means a little bit differently because of where we come from. When I was growing up, Baylor is not an easy school to get into. When my coach came with the grades, they said, 'It's gonna be hard to get you into school.' I told them, 'Look. It's either I get into school or I'm gonna be in the streets...In our culture, we don't make it out. For a situation like this, it's crazy and it's something that we want to get kids to understand that come from where we come from because you can make it out. You're looking at two people from the same type of neighborhoods now on podiums getting medals. That's the big message we try to get out across to people."
Chris Chavez, Kyle Merber and Robert Griffin III sat down with Trayvon Bromell and Marvin Bracy the day after they earned bronze and silver medals, respectively, in the men's 100 meters at the World Athletics Championships Oregon22.
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