Meet Cordell Broadus
18-year-old Cordell Broadus doesn’t need much of an intro, as the son of world wide known rapper Snoop Dog, Cordell has instant fame from the minute he was born; but he actually made headlines all on his own by becoming a high school football star.
Recent reports indicate the football athlete, has stunned by suddenly quitting his football career. As a small child Cordell was naturally good in sports, more specifically football until making it into the UCLA football program announced earlier this year. Understandably he has shocked people by ending his career overnight!
Although his decision comes as a surprise, Cordell is definitely making the right move for himself, reports say he has decided to pursue his ‘own thing’ and stop playing football. He checked in as a 4-star prospect and was ranked as the No. 26 wide receiver in the class of 2015, according to 247Sports‘ composite rankings.
It all indicates is one of those cases where the young Broadus was fulfilling his father’s wishes to play football, even choosing Snoop’s favorite college team, as documented on the ESPN mini series ‘Snoop & Son.’
UCLA head coach confirmed the news in a statement saying: Cordell informed me yesterday that he has decided to pursue other passions in his life – in particular his love of film through his company Film School Productions. Cordell is an amazing young man with many talents, and we wish him nothing but the best as he continues to pursue his degree at UCLA.
Cordell who resides in Las Vegas, NV.; attended Bishop Gorman High School, he was born February 21, 1997. He is the second child of Snoop Dog, real name Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr, –and Shante Broadus. Siblings include Corde Broadus, Cori Broadus, and Julian Corrie Broadus from his father’s relationship with Laurie Holmond.
Are you stunned by Cordell’s decision?