Cincinnati's 4th Best in the Nation
It's More Than a Game
by Mike D. Peek
Pub Date 23 Jun 2016
Mike Peek is a young man that grew up under tragic circumstances. Despite his early childhood ordeal by 1994 he rose above his chaotic life to be ranked as the fourth best freshman basketball player in the nation. Being ranked so high Mike had expectations of playing in the NBA. However, by 2001 Mike's dreams of playing in the NBA were crushed leaving Mike disillusioned and resentful. Especially, as his brother, Antwan, was living out his NFL dreams. Distraught Mike was homeless and living in his car. Feeling trapped and desperate he begins selling crack out of his car just to survive. Somehow Mike's overwhelming desire to live a better life inspires him to strive to make changes for himself with miraculous results. Mike learns the importance of getting back up no matter how many times life tries to take you down.