Watch the video below with youth, then use the questions below to have a mentoring conversation with them.

  1. Do you agree with Charles Barkley, that your parents and teachers should be your role model and not athletes?  Why?
  2. Do you think that athletes are influencing youth whether or not they are trying to be a role model?
  3. If you become a professional athlete will you try to be a good role model for youth or not?    Why?
  4. Who is your role model?
  5. Are you trying to be like people who are setting a good example for you to follow?  Who?
  6. How are you following their example?
  7. Are you being a good role model for others?  Who?  How?
  8. How can you be a better role model for your friends and siblings?