Nothing of importance is ever achieved without discipline

Amar’e Stoudemire is a professional basketball player, actor, author, producer, motivational speaker and philanthropist who was born on November 16, 1982 in Lake Wales, Florida. From his father passing away at a young age to attending six different high schools, childhood was rough for Stoudemire. At the age of 14, he began to play organized basketball, which changed his life forever.