19 Pushups: Lessons From My 13-Year Old Self

19 Pushups: Lessons From My 13-Year Old Self

Every week when I’m back at school with a group of 12, 13, or 14-year old guys in our after-school program, I often have to think back to my teenage years, and remember what it was like to be 13-year old Jermal? What did I like? What was I scared of? What did I hope...

The Rites of Passage

The idea of the rites of passage into manhood has really been on my mind lately.  When you look across different cultures and religions, there are many formal and informal celebrations and markers of boys becoming men, girls becoming women, and just growing up,...