Anthony Hamilton, who lives in Hayward, California, is a Texas-raised former semi-pro football player turned writer. He's the author of six books, including The Autobiography of Strong Child(#CommissionsEarned). Anthony fell in love with language in his 20s and has been writing and reading ever since. He also owns his own business, a barbershop in Mountain View, California.
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