Make Room for daddy: A conversation with modern day Fathers

Father's Day is tomorrow, although my dad is deceased. I appreciated him being in my life for the moments that were allowed.

I sent out several notes to about 20 dads, asking them to take part in my latest blog. But I only got a few replies, and that is copacetic.

Because for one, I wanted this to be short and sweet. As a result, to the point and done and over with.

Father’s Day is tomorrow, although my dad is deceased. I appreciated him being in my life for the moments that were allowed.

So, I asked a few dads questions about their parenting and life as a Father. And I wanted to feature them in this blog to let everyone know that their is room for daddies in a child’s life.

David Beckford of D.C: Founder and president of Dynasty Media, strategic advisor, Black business and all round cool guy

David Beckford

What is it like being a dad? You grow up fast. People are counting on you

How many children do you have? 1

Are you a single father? I was for 19 years

What are your plans for Father’s Day? Celebrate Juneteenth and build with Emil. Shout out to my Dad. Send love to my real and fraternal phrat fathers

Charles French of Georgia: Code Wrangler

Charles French

Been wonderful, heart breaking, awesome and challenging…plus so much more. 

Two adult women

Single Dad

Riding at least 30 miles, lifting weights and reading more of ‘When We Had Wings’

Mike Tree of MO: Promoter/Chef

Mike Tree

What is it like being a dad?
Being a Dad is the most rewarding job I’ll ever have, I get paid in smiles laughs and hugs.

How many children do you have?
One son Named MYKL it’s an acronym for my king’s life; I started a clothing line for him follow the hashtag #myklbrand to see

Are you a single father?
No, I have a wonderful spouse that is the mother of my only child.

What are your plans for Father’s Day?
Besides cook myself a cowboy steak, spending time with my my son is all the plans I need.

Patrick Robinson of St Louis, MO: Promoter/Hotel Staff

Patrick Robinson

What is it like being a dad? The Best thing that ever happened to me! Being a father makes you put more value and meaning to a man’s life something to Live for…

How many children do you have? I have a Daughter the love of my life.

Are you a single father? Yes 

What are your plans for Father’s Day? To spend some quality and missed time with my daughter it’s definitely much needed!

William Campbell of ARK: Barber, hairstylist, promoter

William Campbell

How many children do you have? 2 Children BOTH grown

Do you have any grandkids? 2 Grandchildren; 1 Girl 1 Boy

What will you be doing on Father’s Day? Cooking on Father’s Day

Quote to live by? “Being a Dad is being responsible for the lives of your children”.

I would like to thank you guys and I hope and pray that you have a wonderfully blessed Father’s Day.

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