Colorado Voices

Struggle and success for a Denver man who uplifts others

Clip | 6m 16s

Tommy Watson has made a success of himself in a number of ways. He was a star athlete at Denver’s Mullen High School and a Big Ten college running back. He earned a doctor of education degree and became a school principal. But long before he became the 48-year-old Dr. Tommy Watson, he lived a nightmarish childhood in and around Denver’s Five Points – one where he felt “under siege every day.”

Aired: 06/06/22

Rating: NR

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Colorado Voices is a local public television program presented by RMPBS.