His mother battled many personal problems while raising Lebron.
Some of these problems were brought from her mothers death.
This was very tough for his mother so sometime it made it puzzling for her to find a boyfriend.
When Lebron was two she started dating Eddie Jackson who was in and out of trouble.
Lebron played wide receiver as a child and scored 19 touchdowns in 6 games in his first year of pee wee football.
His mother got him a toy hoop when he was young and Lebron would spend hours a day playing with it.
He also was tall and strong which helped him with the sport.
He was coached by Frankie walker who had a big influence on his life.
His mother, Gloria James raised Him at the young age of sixteen.