Former UH receiver Bess teaches by example

Davone Bess
Davone Bess

By Jason Tang - bio | email

Honolulu (KHNL)- Football season is over, but athletes around the Islands are still working on their game, and there's no better time to do it. Many NFL players with Hawaii ties are back in the State ready to pass on their experiences.

Last weekend at the Chris Fuamatu Ma'afala football camp, former Warrior, and current Miami Dolphin receiver Davone Bess wanted to show kids they can achieve whatever they want if they just believe, just like he did.

"There was never a doubt in my mind that I couldn't do it, and just to have the confidence to get things done and you could do anything you want to if you put your mind and your work ethic into it and God's blessed me tremendously to give me the opportunity, and that's the key, getting the opportunity, and when it comes, to make the most of it," said Bess.

In his NFL rookie season, Bess caught 54 passes with the Dolphins, 2nd most in NFL history for an un-drafted rookie.