Patrick Mahomes: New NFL Superstar Reviews

Patrick Mahomes: New NFL Superstar : ISBN 978-1-6782-0088-6/ eBook: 978-1-6782-0089-3
Booklist, September 1, 2021

This inspiring biography explores the meteoric rise of superstar Patrick Mahomes, 25-year-old Kansas City Chiefs quarterback. Mahomes, son of a white mom and Black Minnesota Twins player Pat Mahomes Sr., played baseball as a kid but excelled in football. He steered his highschool football team in Tyler, Texas to the district championship for the first time in school history. After attending Texas Tech on a baseball and football scholarship, he focused on football and left his senior season to enter the NFL draft, in which he was selected by the Kansas City Chiefs. As the Chiefs' quarterback, he received the NFL's MVP Award and led them to Super Bowl LIV victory against the 49ers. The book details Mahomes' daily routine, engagement to Brittany Matthews, social activism, and the youth initiatives he supports through his charity. For any football fan, Mahomes' biography makes for an exciting and thorough read. Backmatter includes a time line, list of websites with additional information, index, and color photos.
— Sharon Rawlins