For 25 years, LaVonté Stewart wondered what happened to his most prized possession.
“I just wanted my championship ring,” Stewart says on Episode 14 of the “It’s All Good” podcast. “It was the biggest accomplishment I’ve ever had. I earned it. I wanted it.”
Stewart was awarded the ring in 1994 as a member of the Hampton University Black national championship team. It was stolen by so-called friends while he was in prison in 1996 — but it was recently returned to him by strangers.
The emotional story of Stewart’s journey from collegiate athlete to felon to leader of nonprofit Lost Boyz Inc. is detailed in this week’s episode.
The story of Stewart’s ring’s disappearance and rediscovery is almost hard to believe.
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