Most Valuable Mom: Chris pictured with his mom in April 2014 at Senior Night for Goose Creek High School, where he was a standout player before playing for Charleston Southern University. #MyMomIsTheRealMVP was a favorite hashtag for many of his social media posts prior to his mom’s death
Chris Singleton, a former professional baseball player who is now an inspirational speaker and employee of the RiverDogs, with a portrait of his late mother painted by Ricky Mujica.
Chris as a preschooler with his young mom.
With Mariana, then high school students, after watching his mom preach in November 2014.
Sharonda with Rev. Clementa Pinckney at Mother Emanuel.
Chris’s mother and father.
At home with his mom in November 2013.
Sharonda and her three young children, eldest son Chris, son Caleb, and daughter Camryn.
Chris, holding son CJ, and Mariana at their wedding in February 2019
At bat for the Chicago Cubs, where he played for their minor league affiliate for two seasons.
After speaking at Brookdale Community College in New Jersey.
With his family in April 2019.
At Yankee Stadium last summer with CJ and his mother-in-law, after throwing the first pitch for the Yankee’s Hope Week.
Addressing a crowd of 4,000 at a Seattle arena in March 2020.
With his siblings, Caleb and Camryn, who live with their big brother and his family.
To order a copy of Chris’s book, illustrated by Wiliam Luong and published by Friesen Press, visit https://www.chrissingleton.com/
Chris at the Lexington County Baseball Stadium, bowing in prayer before a game on the one-year anniversary of the Emanuel shooting.
Speaking to a school assembly, where Chris continues to share the message that “love is always stronger than hate.”
Chris Singleton on strength, resilience, and his mission of unity