Historical Figure: Don Haskins
By: Bryce Boyd
This upbringing influenced Haskins in becoming the fair, hardworking, and humble man the world knows him as today.
Haskins' Life Influences
Herman Carr: Haskins' childhood friend, taught Haskins' a lot of about basketball through their one-on-one games and also influenced Haskins' view of African-Americans as he saw the struggles Herman faced in life Haskins' saw the struggles African-Americans in general faced and knew it was not right.
Coach Holt: Haskins' high school basketball coach, helped Haskins' with his shooting form while also teaching him the hardwork and perseverance that Haskins would exhibit for the rest of his life.