Essence magazine features Amar’e Stoudemire and 3 other sexy, single Black athletes in it’s latest August 2011 issue. Inside, Amar’e speaks on his biggest passion, clothing line and how he gives back to the community, as other athletes James Ihedigbo, Curtis Granderson and Kerron Clement pose for the camera, as well.
On how he gives back to the community
My foundation is helping to cure poverty through education, especially in the hood. Everyone needs to see the link between education and getting a better job.
On what you’d be surprised to know about him
I read a lot. I wanted to be a teacher when I was growing up. I still consider it after I retire.
On his biggest passion (besides basketball and education, of course)!
Fashion, I love Tom Ford button-downs and his tailored suits. Whenever I’m dressed up, it gives me a positive energy.
On the outfit a woman can wear to turn his head
Anything from my women’s fashion line with Rachel Roy, due out this fall. Our clothes are comfortable and sexy, perfect for looking great on your way to a game.