- Larry Miller, 72, is publicly sharing how he fatally shot 18-year-old Edward White, a rival gang member, when he was 16 years old
- Miller served time for the crime and says continuing to keep his past a secret ‘was eating me up inside’
- He shot the fellow teen after a member of White’s gang stabbed and killed one of Miller’s friends and fellow gang members
- Miller shared that in wake of the stabbing, he stood at the corner of 53rd and Locust Streets and fired the .38-caliber gun into the first person he saw
- That shot killed instantly White, whose involvement in the stabbing is unknown
Miller hopes his story will help others, specifically at-risk youth, from making a similar mistake
- His book Jump: My Secret Journey from the Streets to the Boardroom will be available on January 18, 2022
The chairman of Nike’s successful Jordan brand has revealed he murdered an innocent 18 year-old boy in 1965 while he was a gang member.
Larry Miller, 72, announced Wednesday in a Sports Illustrated interview that he served time in prison after fatally shooting Edward White when he was a 16 year-old member of Philly’s Cedar Avenue gang.
Miller says he took to the streets drunkenly and in search of revenge after one of his friends and fellow gang members was fatally stabbed by a member of the rival 53rd and Pine gang.