The phrase "More Than an Athlete" was popularized by Lebron James in 2018, but its something Ashlee "Ash" Samuels has always stood for. Even as a young student-athlete, Samuels has always possessed a desire to help others achieve their dreams. As the owner and CEO of CRASH! Creative, LLC, CRASH! The Glass and I Want Placement; she's helping athletes, entrepreneurs and philanthropists brand themselves as "more than."
Whether you agree with Kaepernick’s actions or not, he has caused a dialogue that was a whisper after the Espy’s address by Dwayne Wade, Lebron James, Chris Paul and spearheaded by Carmelo Anthony to become a loud roar. The question about what role celebrities and athletes should play when it comes to social issues, injustices and even politics can be argued back and forth for centuries to come and there will likely never be a defining consensus. I personally believe that each of us has a responsibility to stand against injustice. We all have a voice that when used can impact someone no matter how big or small our platform.…