Franklyn Vincent left Nigeria for the United States in 1980 to receive a quality education and a goal and mission to “better himself.”
The California State University, Stanislaus professor accomplished those goals by earning a doctorate in psychology, marrying his wife, Cynthia, and becoming the father of three boys. If Vincent’s youngest son Gabe reaches his goal of winning his first NBA title with the
Miami Heat, he will inspire Nigerians, Africans and young fans worldwide who yearn for success despite the odds stacked against them.
Our columnist was one of the first to try Apple’s new headset, which arrives early next year for $3,499. “It feels like Apple stuck a giant Apple Watch on my head—in a good way