Margaret Maddox Y member Desmond Davidson
Margaret Maddox Y member Desmond Davidson
Margaret Maddox Y member Desmond Davidson

Desmond Davidson grew up in East Nashville, a short seven-minute walk from the Margaret Maddox Family YMCA. The seventeen-year-old has been a member at the center for six years and is very close to those he works out with, saying the Y feels like family to him.

During his six years as a member at the Maddox Y, Desmond has changed and grown physically and mentally. He says, “As humans, we like to see some sort of progress, and that looks different for everyone.”

For Desmond, the physical growth has been apparent, and because of that he recently entered his first strong man competition. It was also the first time he had ever used that type of equipment, but his trainer helped him conquer it and Desmond took first place in the competition.

Congratulations, Desmond! It’s been an honor to be a part of your growth!

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