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[VIDEO] Boxer’s Father Void Filled By Coach

Jude Franklin, of Bedford-Stuyvesant, lost his father when he was 11 years old. Years later, Jude followed his father’s legacy of boxing by practicing the sport himself. The 18-year-old boxer met his coach Elmo Serrano about three years ago. For Jude, Serrano filled the void of a father. Now, Serrano is helping Jude focus on his goal to become a better fighter and person in general. Jude’s goal: to become a professional boxer and champion.