He was born Nathaniel, but they call him Rocky.
Just the name conjures up images of a down and out boxer who battles against great odds to create his own destiny.
Madera’s Rocky Richardson has a much more poignant story than any contrived Hollywood screenplay. Because his story is real.
Richardson is a novice being trained by the godfather of Madera boxing — Jesse Renteria, who has been the mentor and guru of more than 600 kids through the past 32 years. All they needed was a dream and he would chart their paths...