Champion in the ring, mentor in the community: Sakima Mullings set to inspire Majesty Gardens youth

By Sports Desk November 20, 2023
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In a powerful initiative to uplift the spirits of inner-city youth, boxing champion Sakima Mullings is set to take centre stage at the Majesty Garden Basketball Court and Community Centre on Tuesday, November 21 at 5:00 p.m.

Joined by the Southern Basketball Conference (SBC) and the Majesty Gardens Life Skills and Sports Project, the former Contender champion, aims to inspire the children of Majesty Gardens to reach for the stars, both inside and outside the ring.

Amidst the challenges faced by the youth in Majesty Gardens, including violence and limited opportunities, the collaboration between SBC and the Life Skills and Sports Project seeks to create a transformative experience for the community's children. Recognizing the profound impact positive role models can have, the organizers are thrilled to have Mullings on board for an event that goes beyond sports.

The evening promises a blend of basketball excitement and fundamental boxing techniques, providing an interactive platform for children to connect with Sakima in a meaningful way. However, the event is not just about showcasing athletic prowess; it's about sharing life lessons and fostering a sense of hope and determination.

Mullings, known for his resilience and success in the boxing arena, will not only demonstrate his skills in basketball and boxing but will also share personal stories and insights from his journey towards success. His goal is to instill in these young minds the belief that they, too, can overcome challenges and achieve greatness with unwavering dedication.

The Majesty Gardens Life Skills and Sports Project understands the impact that sports can have on character development. Calvin Martin, an organizational representative, expressed his excitement about Sakima's involvement, stating, "Sakima Mullings' presence at this event is a tremendous honor for us. His legacy and dedication to empowering others made him the perfect influencer to inspire our youth. We firmly believe that this event will encourage children from Majesty Garden to believe in themselves, break shackles of adversity, and pursue their dreams with intention."

As Sakima Mullings steps into the community arena, he brings with him not only his athletic prowess but a commitment to being a positive force for change. The event promises to be a beacon of inspiration, reminding Majesty Gardens' youth that they are champions in the making, both inside and outside the ring.




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