A Black American Exceptionalist power dad instills discipline and power work ethic in his lucky son

 Super bowl star Richard Sherman credits his discipline and work ethic to his father and mother, both of whom were there for him his entire youth.

Better luck: Richard Sherman signed a $56million contract in the off-season last year, and came up just shy of a second Super Bowl ring
Proud pop: The Shermans have memorabilia of their son filling a room of their home, and Kevin Sherman remembers being awed by his son's performance at the NFC Championship game

Work ethic: Richard Sherman, who was a straight-A student before attending Stanford and going on to the NFL, credits his parents for instilling a strong work ethic

Work ethic: Richard Sherman, who was a straight-A student before attending Stanford and going on to the NFL, credits his parents for instilling a strong work ethic

Richard Sherman has credited his father and his mother, Beverly, who works with disabled kids in poor urban areas, for instilling a strong sense of discipline and work ethic.

 

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