- John Legend: My father taught us that success isn't measured in money, but in joy and the lives you're able to touch
- What if we set our schools to help students discover and pursue a personal passion instead of a predictable path?
John Legend is a nine-time Grammy Award winner who has sold multiple Top 10 platinum albums. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the writer.
(CNN)I grew up in a crowded house with three siblings, many passions and incredible energy. I was surrounded by loving family, including two wonderful parents who cared so much about our education.