James "Bonecrusher" Smith - World Boxing Heavyweight Champion

Champion For Kids - Mentoring Kids Around The World Through Boxing

Mission:  We create hometown heroes with mentoring through boxing.  If you be all you can be every day, you will be honored as a legend.


James Smith, nicknamed "Bonecrusher", is a native of Magnolia, North Carolina (Duplin County).  He is a graduate of Shaw University in Raleigh, NC, the class of 1975.  James played basketball and football at Shaw University.  James helped establish the N.C. Boxing Commission and served as its first chairman.  He won the World Boxing Association Heavyweight Title in 1986 with a first round knockout of Tim Witherspoon on a seven day notice from promoter Don King.  James became the first college graduate to win the heavyweight title.  James was inducted into the Carolina's Boxing Hall of Fame in April 2007.  He currently lives in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

James B. Smith is the founder and chairman of the board of Champion For Kids, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that mentors kids around the world.

Knocking out Tim Witherspoon          Knocking down Mike Tyson

In 2011 Bonecrusher started the "DO RIGHT" Challenge urging communities to "Do Right" by themselves and help their kids stay out of trouble.  The project continues today with the Champ challenging people to live healthier and be leaders for their families.


James “Bonecrusher” Smith’s
“DO RIGHT” Golf Challenge

Timberlake Golf Course
64 Challenge Club Road
Clinton, North Carolina
Saturday Nov 7,2015 - 8am Check-in - 9am Shotgun


Amateur Boxing Show
North Carolina vs. South Carolina - 8 to 18 years old
The X Sports Mall
568 George Bishop Parkway
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Saturday Nov 21, 2015 - 7pm

“Dear Friends, Family, and Fans,
Reserve your name on a brick to be used to build
the Boxing Legends Hall of Fame Museum in Myrtle Beach
by donating $100 to Champion For Kids."

-- James "Bonecrusher” Smith

Click the button below to Donate $100 to put your name on a brick in the
Boxing Legends Hall of Fame Museum in Myrtle Beach.

Now available on Amazon.com, Bonecrusher's new book, "M.A.D. - Make A Decision".

Click on the book cover image below to DOWNLOAD AN ORDER FORM

Champion For Kids
Executive Board
James B. Smith - Founder and Executive Director
Michael Bivens - President
Wes Hyman - Vice President
Jamie Smith - Treasurer
Mary Jo Cramer - Secretary
David Pickett - Member / Advisor
Don Patterson - Member
Russ Brown - Member / Website Administrator
Sharon Hardie - Event Coordinator / Administrative Assistant

Champion For Kids, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
CLICK HERE to download the IRS tax exempt status letter.
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