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.
CLICK HERE to download more information and join the "DO RIGHT" Challenge TODAY!!!


February 8, 2014 - Bonecrusher travels to Massachusetts to team up with Gail "The Champ" Grandchamp, the hero of women's boxing,
The two champs will be speaking about "Fighting to Writing".  Bonecrusher will star in her upcoming feature film, "A Fighter with Heart".
Learn more Gail Grandchamp on her website, afighterwithheart.webs.com, and on her Facebook page, A Fighter With Heart.

James "Bonecrusher" Smith "DO RIGHT" Golf Challenge
Monday, April 7, 2014 at River Landing Golf Course, Wallace, NC

Four Player Scramble - 12 noon Shotgun Start
Benefit: A scholarship fund at James Sprunt Community College

James "Bonecrusher" Smith "DO RIGHT" Golf Challenge
Sunday, June 15, 2014 at Heron Point Golf Course in Myrtle Beach, SC
Four Player Scramble - 9am Shotgun Start

Benefit: James "Bonecrusher" Smith Summer Camp for Kids

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 and Advisor
Don Patterson - Member
Russ Brown - Member

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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