What's Your "Y"
Brandon Henderson, East Carolina, Defensive Tackle
How has your sport journey evolved?
My fitness/sports journey has changed so much from when I first started. When I first began I wasn’t as educated on my recovery and fitness as I am now. Now with the proper training and proper recovery that I’ve learned throughout the years my sports performance has improved dramatically.
Where do you find more motivation, doubters or supporters?
Doubters. My source of motivation through my sports journey was to make it out of the negative environment that I grew up in and prove the people that said I couldn’t make it this far wrong.
What is the biggest mental challenge you've had to face in your sport and how have you conquered that?
The biggest mental challenge that I had to face in my sports was during my first year of college when I had to walk on 3 different times at 2 different junior colleges to finally make the team and get the chance to play college football. I overcame it by later becoming a 3 star football recruit and the most recruited player while I was at that school and also being recruited by almost every college in the country.
What do you do to make sure you're physically and mentally prepared for competition?
Surround myself with like minded and dedicated individuals who are going to push me to make me perform my best at all times.
Describe your recovery strategies. How do you know if those recovery strategies are working?
I recover by putting the foods in my body that have the right nutrients to help my body stay healthy. Also by taking the right and best supplements such as YOLKED to help my muscles grow and recover faster and better. I’ve been doing these recovery strategies for a couple years now and am in the best shape I’ve been in so far.
What's Your "Y"?
My ”Y” is proving the people that thought and said I couldn’t wrong. Also to show the kids that grew up like I did that there’s always a way and that you can make it out if you really set your mind to it.
Where do you see yourself as an athlete in 5 years?
In 5 years I see myself playing at the highest level of my sport!
What's your favorite quote?
“Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete? Proving nature's laws wrong it learned 2 walk without having feet. Funny it seems, but by keeping its dreams it learned 2 breathe fresh air. Long live the rose that grew from concrete when no one else even cared!” - Tupac
Tell us about your experience with YOLKED.
When it comes to muscle recovery and muscle growth, YOLKED has helped me perform better and much faster than many common supplements I've tried.