What Happened to Jimmy Graham? (His Unfortunate Childhood Couldn’t Stop His Success)


NFL TE Jimmy Graham HAD a tough childhood.
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  • Michael Robb
    Michael Robb8 orë më parë

    That's a sad life

  • Sand
    Sand10 orë më parë

    I’m an adolescent psychiatric nurse. Most people would not believe how common this level of child abuse is. It’s so heartbreaking.

  • Aaron Costello
    Aaron Costello16 orë më parë

    Loved watching Jimmy when he was with my Seahawks. Had his jersey, and was bummed when he left. I knew he'd had a rough childhood...but I had no idea it was that bad. Jimmy's mom: "What will you give me for this 11-year-old kid? Group home: "Nothing." Jimmy's mom: "Deal! Where do I sign?" Daaaaamn....I can't even imagine.

  • Db3xtv _
    Db3xtv _23 orë më parë

    Who here after he one handed on the bucs

  • andrew aguilar
    andrew aguilarDitë më parë

    Never knew his story. But he was always a solid player I liked to watch. Except when he joined the packers lol. But now he’s on the Bears he has really been a great addition to the offense.

  • vengefulfork
    vengefulforkDitë më parë

    Now he balling out 🐻⬇️

  • Rebel Fleur
    Rebel Fleur2 ditë më parë

    My step mom did this with both of her kids... she is trash, my dad and her have been married for almost 20 years and I refuse to have any contact with her🥴

  • Shankey200
    Shankey2003 ditë më parë

    He getting TD with the Bears that's where he at... 🤣

  • Brandon Muse
    Brandon Muse3 ditë më parë

    Inspiring in many ways.

  • RDG760 jr
    RDG760 jr4 ditë më parë

    You and Foolish Baseball Are My Favorite Channels To Get Past Information on Former or Current Players, Respect To You Both

  • DaddY SiegE
    DaddY SiegE4 ditë më parë

    I remember sitting in the stands with my brother watching jimmy score a TD for the hurricanes and saying, "who the hell is that?". Few weeks later we said, you won't have to remember him because he isn't going away

  • Julian Santana
    Julian Santana4 ditë më parë

    had to sub. always appreciate the work and dedication regardless of the topic. keep up the good work.

  • Nathan Hotard
    Nathan Hotard5 ditë më parë

    Bro you need to do a video about zion the wrestler he has a 10 min video on Netflix that moved me not to be funny but he is a highschool wrestler that has no legs

  • Lew F
    Lew F7 ditë më parë

    That was a good one! Thanks

  • grumpyjuicetrucking
    grumpyjuicetrucking7 ditë më parë

    Anybody else say “cue the Wayne” when he says it? Just me?

  • Brandon Bond
    Brandon Bond7 ditë më parë

    jesus christ idk what it is about your videos but once I click on one, I'm watching 5 of them. so good to see someone that can actually stay nutrial

  • Student Tanner Kupp
    Student Tanner Kupp7 ditë më parë

    his mom regrets what she did 😂probably calling him for money never give up on your kids

  • Claudette Whiteside
    Claudette Whiteside9 ditë më parë

    Chicago 😭

  • Stringfellow Locke
    Stringfellow Locke9 ditë më parë

    This guy is very inspiring on the field, but considering that he stared into the abyss as a CHILD, the most remarkable aspect of this man is that he's become a well adjusted, productive human, much less an NFL superstar! Truly amazing.

  • Seth Diller
    Seth Diller9 ditë më parë

    11:02 I think that saints fan likes Jimmy to much

  • MP 81,16,18 CATS
    MP 81,16,18 CATS11 ditë më parë

    This was a beautiful story. Thank you Flemlo.

  • MP 81,16,18 CATS
    MP 81,16,18 CATS11 ditë më parë

    I needed keeps about 20 years ago. I need something called finds.

  • caleb
    caleb12 ditë më parë

    what happened to his sister?

  • Jordan
    Jordan12 ditë më parë

    anyone here after he made a big catch against the buccs?

  • Antoine Powell
    Antoine Powell12 ditë më parë

    I’m confuse why he’s telling the story and not Jimmy

  • Real Deal Holyfield
    Real Deal Holyfield13 ditë më parë

    What’s FlemLo’s background track called?

  • Holybud
    Holybud13 ditë më parë

    12:04 wtf?

  • isaiah
    isaiah13 ditë më parë

    i love flem's channel so much. he comes with the bomb storytelling AND he got a warm community. i feel like im with family when im in the comment section. i love you all!

  • Ryan Pineau
    Ryan Pineau14 ditë më parë

    Im 20 years old, 6'4", and 220 lbs time to go get into shape and hang outside of bill belichicks house i guess

  • Jim Kane
    Jim Kane15 ditë më parë

    Man you got me in tears happy and sad .shit mirrors my life too much I turned to drugs for help jimmy made it thank god

  • R Street
    R Street15 ditë më parë

    This is a sad ass story I'm glad he was able to somewhat overcome his childhood and I say somewhat because I don't know what that upbringing has done to his mental

  • windy city55
    windy city5515 ditë më parë

    Why don't you just call Jimmy's mom a crack head ?

  • the majestics
    the majestics15 ditë më parë


  • MObeaty HFG
    MObeaty HFG15 ditë më parë

    Flemlo I rewatch your vids like every day you are amazing

  • Stephen Porter
    Stephen Porter15 ditë më parë

    I had no knowledge of this about graham wow, talk about turning a negative situation into the biggest positive jimmy is one of my fav players. Thanks for this video Flemlo

  • Kam
    Kam16 ditë më parë

    That fro 😂😂

  • Darren Marrero
    Darren Marrero16 ditë më parë

    Very talented player but if he was so immature and stupid he will be a Hall of Famer instead of a footnote! If we never left the New Orleans Saints or demand we paid like a first why receiver he very easily could’ve been a Hall of Fame tied in with the New Orleans saints he had a great career but he definitely blew the Hall of Fame what is arrogance is stupidity

  • EG3113
    EG311316 ditë më parë

    Man, this video shook me.

  • Ron G
    Ron G18 ditë më parë

    ...next up Kellen Winslow jr

  • Michael Engelmann
    Michael Engelmann19 ditë më parë

    Why wasn’t the sister also given away to the state?

  • eli browne
    eli browne20 ditë më parë

    His mother needs to be in jail

  • Andrew Bohannon
    Andrew Bohannon21 ditë më parë

    God bless Jimmy Graham, and Becky for getting him out of that situation.

  • Joelando Butterfield
    Joelando Butterfield21 ditë më parë

    Without your video I would have never known this about Jimmy Graham,I also was a foster kid so I can relate.I was a foster kid at age 4 and in the system for a little over a year until I was adopted.I'm not a fan of the Chicago Bears Jimmy's new team but I'm now a fan of Jimmy Graham the person, much respect for holding his head up and making something of himself.

  • Paul Hammerich
    Paul Hammerich21 ditë më parë

    People are terrible to treat their own son in this manner. And along comes a total stranger and takes him in and gives him a wonderful life and goes to college and graduates with a double major

  • Adam Hayden
    Adam Hayden21 ditë më parë

    When I was 11 almost 12 my mom put me into foster care because she didn’t want me around and chose my sister over me. My mom is now dead, died of pancreatic cancer in 2017, my sister is also now dead, motorcycle accident in 2012

  • Fernando Jr

    Fernando Jr

    16 ditë më parë

    Sorry to hear that. I hope you can find some peace.

  • King Reese
    King Reese21 ditë më parë

    Saints should have just paid the man. He was making WR moves so they should have given him WR money. Stupid.

  • Jacob Cruz
    Jacob Cruz22 ditë më parë

    dont ever get rid of the wayne please

  • Rage Cactus
    Rage Cactus22 ditë më parë

    This should be a movie

  • Hector Cavazos Jr
    Hector Cavazos Jr22 ditë më parë

    I don’t mean to get political or talk about social issues but this is another reason why I’m pro - life. Yes circumstances can be severe where the odds are stacked against the child but Jimmy Graham made a choice and chose to overcome. Another inspirational story is Richard “ Night Lane “ Train. The odds were stacked against him but he chose to overcome and became one of the greatest DB’s in NFL history. As long as you are alive , there is always HOPE. Even if it’s just an ounce of it. That’s all you need. ☝🏽🙏🏽

  • Phantom Rhino
    Phantom Rhino23 ditë më parë

    Wtf he still playin

  • James Gray
    James Gray25 ditë më parë

    He's resurged a bit since this video came out

  • Mossman4reel
    Mossman4reel25 ditë më parë

    K Shine

    SALAS25 ditë më parë

    Tell me why I thought the ad was the start of the story 💀

  • Dallas Wade
    Dallas Wade26 ditë më parë

    Wow, I did not know his back story but that's about as inspirational as it gets!

  • Jayden Gravelle
    Jayden Gravelle26 ditë më parë

    I dont understand how someone can abuse a dog or child. Women as well but women do be testing men sometimes and some Men just arent true men. But a kid or defenseless animals? Got me pissed of too FlemLo

  • WIŹŹ 8D
    WIŹŹ 8D27 ditë më parë

    Church is always the best place to go to man i love God even when i get piss still love him cause i know my future bright if I have faith and hope

  • Ian Lawler
    Ian Lawler27 ditë më parë

    you are the best youtuber

  • MonsterRacing 38
    MonsterRacing 3827 ditë më parë

    For Jimmy Graham to come out of what he went through, is absolutely incredible and so inspiring.

  • italian water ice
    italian water ice27 ditë më parë

    yes, lets search everyones childhood,, girllll please

  • Kojo Boateng
    Kojo Boateng27 ditë më parë

    There are some players that go to a deep dark place that it fuels their drive and determination, they done let up.

  • Craig Henri
    Craig Henri29 ditë më parë

    “That’s the importance of networking, boom!” Flemlo is the best!

  • Dragon King
    Dragon KingMuaj më parë

    Your haircut looks fresh Flemlo!

  • Troy Johnson
    Troy JohnsonMuaj më parë

    Flemlo is the best at telling someone's story !!!!!

  • Barack Obama
    Barack ObamaMuaj më parë

    Bears still want another tight end

  • L Ros
    L RosMuaj më parë

    Good for him for figuring out a way to thrive through adversity, and god bless the nurse that adopted him and gave him hope

  • Majek
    MajekMuaj më parë

    Ofc browns fuck up not getting jimmy 😂

  • “The Taylor Made Man”
    “The Taylor Made Man”Muaj më parë

    Imagine having a friend like Flemlo!!

  • Ej Roland
    Ej RolandMuaj më parë


  • Ty Lamb
    Ty LambMuaj më parë

    hines ward or Jerome bettis? would be cool....yes obviously steelers fan

  • T
    TMuaj më parë

    I've never teared up during one of your videos, but I did through this one.

  • 2001Canes BestEver
    2001Canes BestEverMuaj më parë

    Go Canes!

  • Bubbles The Monkey
    Bubbles The MonkeyMuaj më parë

    Real inspiration, you never know what someone’s been through so treat people with respect.

  • Schquita Goodwin
    Schquita GoodwinMuaj më parë

    Great research!

  • Willa Herrera
    Willa HerreraMuaj më parë

    Wow. What an AMAZING story.

  • nozwize 504
    nozwize 504Muaj më parë

    🙏🏾ing 4 u

  • JwadeProductions7
    JwadeProductions7Muaj më parë

    @11:00 to see sexual assault caught on camera

  • John L
    John LMuaj më parë

    The woman who adopted him deserves the world. What a beautiful chance to take:

  • frank rodriguez
    frank rodriguezMuaj më parë

    Now I feel bad for disliking him so much as a player

  • Chris Noles
    Chris NolesMuaj më parë

    Great video and content as always.

  • bug659
    bug659Muaj më parë

    Man deep story u good at what u do flemLo

  • Nika Ra
    Nika RaMuaj më parë

    This is a Great story from trouble to triumph. I'm so glad he kept climbing through the chaos, and became all that God had intended for him to become. What a beautiful ending for a beautiful young man. 😍🌹💖😘

  • Lucas Hirl
    Lucas HirlMuaj më parë

    Beautiful story. 🙏

  • It’sJustRell
    It’sJustRellMuaj më parë

    Damn bro this hit different I felt that.

  • Ray BanDz
    Ray BanDzMuaj më parë

    8:17 story of my life 🤦🏾‍♂️

  • kdot jones
    kdot jonesMuaj më parë

    This story put me and other slackers stories in this sport to shame. God bless jimmy....great story flemlo u never disappoint

  • Hiiipower91
    Hiiipower91Muaj më parë

    Gr8 vid as always ..thx FlemLo

  • MrDialatedpupils
    MrDialatedpupilsMuaj më parë

    Long dreadlocks are the opposite of fresh. Guy. Common man.

  • Kick him In the face
    Kick him In the faceMuaj më parë

    His family’s financial struggle is the perfect example why we need better support for people struggling

  • sean moore
    sean mooreMuaj më parë

    Excellent story

  • WCS II
    WCS IIMuaj më parë

    He’s also a pilot.

  • Mark Cox
    Mark CoxMuaj më parë

    Please do a video on Andre Rison! A lot of kids today don’t know who he is.

  • Cody Averesch
    Cody AvereschMuaj më parë

    He stopped having Drew Brees. That's what's happened to him.

  • Lance Dodd
    Lance DoddMuaj më parë

    Do Steven Jackson bro

  • Isaac G
    Isaac GMuaj më parë

    Little orphan boy making mom out there really mad she gave him up

    KiNG DiNGALiNGMuaj më parë

    Sh!t sos sad. Thank The Great Lord Universe it all worked out for Jimmy G. This made me like him even more. He’s a straight up G.

  • Snowy Winters
    Snowy WintersMuaj më parë

    Love the channel bro.

  • Marzinator 805
    Marzinator 805Muaj më parë

    Do a what happened to Joseph Randle

  • G 4 P
    G 4 PMuaj më parë

    Keeps came with the just for men advertisement

  • Pedro
    PedroMuaj më parë

    I also had a horrible childhood down here in Brazil. Before I was 9, my mom threw me in an orphanage where nobody gave a shit about the kids and there I was beaten, sexually abused, stabbed, introduced to drugs, and schooled in all types of petty crime, until I turned 15 when I sneaked out with a few friends , that time to never come back. That place broke most kids, and it also broke me in certain ways, but it actually taught how to be a ruthless hustler and that made me very, very successful. I went from selling water bottles at the traffic lights ( very common , self-employed, job here in Brazil, comparable to window-cleaning in the US) to having a statewide pizza franchise. But in my case, nobody come to save me... All of that doesn't matter though. Here's what matters: my mother, who I hadn't seen for the past 19 years, recognized me in ads that sponsored in a local TV network. And then guess what? She tried to connect, pretending to be sorry and shit me and shit. I just ignored. Then she had the wherewithal to go on TV (one of those drama talk shows) cried her face off pretending to a victim, and to love me while exposing me and my business to the entire country. Then I finally called her so that she would leave me alone , then after a few attempts to convince me to give her a chance. She finally got down to business and straight up told me that she would only leave alone if I gave her R$50k , which is not much at all. But this is killing me and since then I can't go one minute without thinking about how much I hate her and I have been struggling hard with the possibility of having her killed.

  • Marlon Jones. Bulls On DA Block
    Marlon Jones. Bulls On DA BlockMuaj më parë

    Big ups 4 Jimmy Jam.......piss for his moms though

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