Chancellor Lee Adams’ story has been an inspiration for those around him and the community.

Chancellor Lee and Saundra Adams

In 1999, his father, then Carolina Panthers’ player Rae Carruth, conspired to kill his pregnant girlfriend, Cherica Adams.

Cherica Adams

She died, but their son, Chancellor Lee, survived, born prematurely and with cerebral palsy.

Cherica’s grandmother, Saundra Adams, has been taking care of Chancellor since he was born.