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Q&A with Father Figure Joshua Michael King

By Ashley Reeves Q: You are raising your two brothers. What did it feel like when you became their guardian?A: I took custody when our father died in 2015. It’s been really interesting. I’ve gone from being their awesome, cool, outrageous, trouble-making big brother to now the authority figure. It’s been a difficult transition if I’m being transparent. For seven ... Read More »

Q&A with Father Quindell Williams

Nominated by his mother Desiree Odom By Ashley Kang Q: What did it feel like when you first became a father?A: Before I came a dad, everyone would say: “You’ll look at things differently when you’re a father.” And my greatest title in life is Dad. It’s life changing and has been so rewarding. It is something I get to ... Read More »

Q&A with Father Lamont Mitchell

Nominated by David L. Chaplin By Eddie Velazquez Q: What did it feel like when you first became a father?A: It felt like a huge responsibility but obviously a great deal of happiness and honor at the same time. It was a time when I really wanted to take account, stay focused and be the best father I could be ... Read More »

Q&A with Father Nitch Jones

By Sydney Gold Q: What did it feel like when you first became a father?A. To sum it up, it was the most amazing, scariest moment of my life. Q: What was your relationship like with your father?A. I really do not have one. Unfortunately, my father allowed life to get the best of him, and the relationship between my ... Read More »

Q&A with Father Odean Dyer

Nominated by David Chaplin By Sydney Gold Q: What did it feel like when you first became a father?A. I’m a pretty new father, as my son was born April 4, 2019. He is nearly 2 years old now. And it’s been an interesting ride — very fun and challenging, especially during these times. It has been everything that I’ve ... Read More »

Q&A with Father Jean Robert Edouard Jr.

Nominated by Reggie Seigler By Ashley Kang Q: How did it feel when you became a father? A. To be honest, I wasn’t nervous. Most men get nervous; they get terrified or scared. I wasn’t afraid of becoming a parent. I always knew one day I would become a father. I just didn’t know when. Q. What was the moment ... Read More »

Q&A with Father James Williams

Nominated by Summer Merrick By Ashley Kang Q: What did it feel like when you became a father? A. Excitement. Joy. Just to know that you are able to bring a life into this world is definitely one of the best feelings in the world. I was there for the birth all the way. I cut the umbilical cord and ... Read More »

Q&A with Father Theodore “Tedd” Perry

Nominated by his wife Annaliese Perry Q: What did it feel like when you became a father? A. I would have to describe that feeling as being excited but scared, not knowing whether I was going to have a boy or a girl at the time, but knowing that I was going to be a father … and knowing that ... Read More »

Q&A with Father Chol Majok

Nominated by David Chaplin Q: How did it feel when you became a father? A. I looked at my kids and could not imagine them going through a lifetime by themselves. Growing up without a father, I knew I had to make a choice. A choice to be there for my kids, to support them, to discipline them. It was ... Read More »