275 Connally Street - Evander Holyfield's Childhood Home

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Photo credit: Courtesy: City of Atlanta
Representation of Atlanta Statue Featuring Evander Holyfield - 2017
As a kid, Evander Holyfield lived at at 275 Connally Street where he was able to explore the neighborhood. He eventually made his way over to the Warren Memorial Boys Club on 790 Berne St SE in the Grant Park neighborhood. At the Boys and Girls Club, Holyfield met the Center's boxing coach, Carter Morgan, who served as his mentor and inspired him to pursue boxing as a career.