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


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 @ 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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