Champion For Kids - Mentoring Kids Around The World Through Boxing

Our Mission:  To meet and greet kids around the globe and share inspirational stories of triumph and the will to win; to partner with other professional athletes to participate in the mentoring program, in order to create hometown heroes with mentoring through boxing.


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

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

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Champion For Kids
Executive Board
James B. Smith - Founder
Doreen Williams - Executive Director
Michael Bivens - President
Wes Hyman - Vice President
Jamie Smith - Treasurer
Rachel Smith McCaskill - Secretary
David Pickett - Accountant
Don Patterson - Photographer
Russ Brown - Website Administrator
Sharon Hardie - Event Coordinator
Kim Woo - 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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