Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

by: Sam Johnson

Why did i select this individual?

I selected Kareem Abdul-Jabbar because i like to watch basketball and is one of the best players in the history of the sport and that he is one of my top mentors.

What has this individual accomplished?

When he retired no NBA player ever scored more points, blocked more shots, won more MVP awards, or even played in more All-Star Games. Kareem also has great character which is an accomplshment in its self when there are things such as pure pressure that can set you int the wrong direction. His accomplishments is probably one of the most astonishing and amazing in the leagues history. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar won rookie of the year, was a member of 6 NBA championship teams, 6 time NBA MVP, 19 time All star, two time scoring champ, and a member of the NBA 35th adn 50th Anniversary All TIme teams.

What are universal values in this person?

Universal values for Kareem Abdul-Jabbar would be hard working, dedication, respect.

Why are they a good mentor for young adults?

Kareem is a good mentor for me and other young adults because it shows us how great and accomplished we can be. Not just in a sports aspect but everyday life. If we put as much work and dedication into things that one likes, like Kareem puts into basketball then we can too become one of the greats.
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