Dewayne Wade Awarded For Being a Great Dad Print
Written by Shemika Mitchell George on Friday, 17 June 2011 09:20

Dewayne Wade Awarded For

Being a Great Dad!

D-Wade received the fatherhood award from the National Fatherhood Initiative (NFI). What a significant way to let a dad know that he is appreciated especially on Father's Day. Wade was recently awarded full custody of his two sons Zaire and Zion. The president of NFI had this to say.

“This Fatherhood Award™ reflects Dwyane’s commitment to being the kind of dad his sons need him to be. He gives dads everywhere a great example of what it means to be an involved, responsible, and committed father."

The Miami Heat Star has not allowed the defeat his team suffered from the Dallas Mavericks to compromise his relationship with his children, D-Wade is a DAD first.

Dewayne Wade's Statement

I am so thrilled to be given this award, especially because it is in recognition of most important thing in my life, my kids. Nothing in the world compares to the happiness that they bring me each and every day.”

“I know that my biggest responsibility is to be there for them 100% and to demonstrate to other fathers that it is possible to be a strong male figure in your children’s lives regardless of what else is going on in your life.”

D-Wade Fact for ya

Dewayne Wade has been recognized by President Obama to be a representative for his Fatherhood and Mentor Initiative.


It is not everyday we hear about a father that puts his children first, for that D-Wade you are a CHAMPION. xoxoxoxo 822