CES photo by Kelly MacDonald – PROVIDENCE, R.I. (March 24th, 2014) – KJ Harrison-Lombardi had hit rock bottom.
A once-promising athlete, he had long since given up on boxing, replacing his life in the gym with a far less glamorous life on the streets. His relationship with his girlfriend of more than six years had just gone up in flames, and his relationship with his father, a once inseparable bond that had fizzled through the years after his parents separated, remained icy at best.
Mired in a deep depression, he coped with the pain the only way he knew how.
“I always turned to drugs,” he said, “and I never knew when to stop.” Continue reading
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (March 24th, 2014) — After batting drug addiction for more than nine years and nearly overdosing at the age of 25, Providence, R.I., middleweight boxer KJ Harrison-Lombardi will return to the ring Friday night to continue his remarkable turnaround. Continue reading