Sheryl Morrison settled on black and white boxing shoes and trunks, comparable to this year's retro 1970's block colored Adidas outfits at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships.
But remember, this was an amateur boxing event in Connecticut, not professional tennis at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York City.
Sheryl Morrison, right, took on boxing to understand the mentality of a professional fighter.
Another young black kid with undiscovered potential who was behind bars, as just weeks after his high school graduation, he was charged with gun and drug charges in Stamford, Connecticut.
"It was tough love" Booker explained.