The Legacy of a Girl Dad

Start Ed Up podcast: What it Means to be a Girl Dad. Aired on January 30, 2020.

The life you had planned isn’t the life you get. And the life you get is a blessing.

-Don Wettrick, President and founder of STARTedUP Foundation

Kobe Bryant’s passing was unfortunate. However, men talking about the special opportunities and challenges fathering girls provides is exactly what we need now. Inspiring fathers with his example could be the most important thing this world-class Olympic basketball player ever did.


Chavez, Chris. “Kobe Bryant, Daughter Die in California Helicopter Crash.” Sports Illustrated, 26 January 2020.

Gulino, Elizabeth. “Kobe Bryant Loved Being a ‘Girl Dad.'” Refinery29, 28 January 2020.

Photo by Tambako The Jaguar on flickr

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