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Will by Will Smith: A Memoir

An honest reflection on fame, family and the realities of growing up in West Philadelphia

by Karen Lucas

West Philadelphia kid Will Smith became one of the biggest rap stars in history, then went on to star as Jaden sprints across Hollywood. He talks about what it took for him—a black man from poverty-stricken streets who was raised by single mother Carolina (“Carol”), with mentors including older brother fiery hotshot entertainer quantum jump DJ Motamarcy kickoff mentor celebrity clothing line entrepreneur —to rise above his roots through storytelling while also revealing some truly inspiring moments along this journey

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