The entrepreneurial father who raised NBA, WNBA stars
Omar Cooper is an example of an involved black father. The entrepreneur runs the LifeStyle brand, which includes the LifeStyle Sports Bistro, a lounge and restaurant where people can watch big sporting events and connect in Metro Atlanta. He also runs the agency LifeStyle Sports, which has players like Cleveland Cavaliers forward Isaac Okoro and Los Angeles Sparks Olivia Nelson-Ododa on the roster. Two of his sons, Tia Cooper and Sharifa Cooper, are professional basketball players.
newly, rolling out He met Sharifa Cooper, who expressed gratitude for his father’s guidance.
What did your father teach you about entrepreneurship?
I feel it is very important. He has many businesses. … for this reason [was] Something big grew up in my house and it’s something me [aspired] to do growth. It’s a very important thing.
What effect did your father have on you as you grew up?
It was very important to have [the] The direct influence of someone you look up to. Someone you worship, your father, who does those things and breaks generational codes and stereotypes. It’s just empowering, so owning it [the] The dad that I had, I was so lucky, but you know, things like that [the N.H. Scott Recreation Center community room in DeKalb County, Georgia]It can benefit many, many other people who have not been as blessed as I have been.