Deep: The REAL Meaning Behind Colorado WR Laviska Shenault Jr.’s Dreadlocks

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Meaning Behind Laviska’s Locs

Colorado Wide Receiver, Laviska Shenault Jr. was recently featured on ESPN Player because of his unstoppable talent and the heart-wrenching story behind his now 19-inch long dreadlocks.

I think them dreads make him magic.” – K.D Nixon, Colorado Wide Receiver

Losing his father, Laviska Shenault Sr., in a tragic accident at the age of 10 was a major influence behind his decision to grow out his locs.

Is there inner healing that comes from growing out dreadlocks? I think so.

Laviska Shenault Jr., Iman Marshall
Marcio Jose Sanchez, The Associated Press
Colorado wide receiver Laviska Shenault Jr. runs for a touchdown after a reception, past Southern California cornerback Iman Marshall (8) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Los Angeles.

I have a lot of respect for this young man for who he is, what he’s been through, and for who he can become.

 

Author: Jason Williams

I'm a multi-dimensional light being manifested on earth as a melanated man desperately searching for the tools necessary for full self-realization of the God within me. You can support the movement and the website @ patreon.com/trudreadz. Your support helps grow the website, support the creator, and bring future ideas into reality. Thank you in advance. Stay up, Stay loc'd, Stay tru. Peace.

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