POSTED: Saturday, October 13, 2012 - 4:33pm
UPDATED: Sunday, October 14, 2012 - 6:35pm
BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather made a special appearance in Baton Rouge.He spoke with students from the Louisiana Leadership Institute.
Mayweather talked about his career in the ring. He also discussed his relationship with his father.
Mayweather said be wanted to take part in the event because it’s important for those who are successful to give back to the community. He had one message to share with all the students who listened to him speak today.
“You can be anything you want to be. It’s not by just saying it. If you believe it, you can really do it,” says Mayweather
Sprinter Lolo Jones is scheduled to talk to the students at the Louisiana Leadership Institute on Halloween.