What does fatherhood mean to you?

To me, fatherhood means responsibility and being there for your kids.

What is the best part of being a dad?

Watching my daughter grow up and seeing her get smarter and smarter as time goes by.

What is your proudest moment as a dad?

It has to be when I watched my daughter come into the world.

What do you and your child do for fun?

I like to take her to the park and have her watch sports with me.

What is the hardest part about being a dad?

Sometimes it's being woken up in the middle of the night when she cries!

What kind of dad do you strive to be?

One that is always involved in his child's life.

Describe your funniest moment as a dad.

It would probably be when my daughter started to crawl. She did the one-armed, army crawl first!

What would you hope that your kids would say about you if asked what kind of dad they have?

I hope that she would say that she loves me and that I tried my best to make her happy.

What is the most important advice you've received about fatherhood?

Be there for your child. That's what they need.

What would you consider to be your most inspiring moment as a dad?

Teaching my daughter something new every day.

AJ is currently participating in the Young Fathers Program at Parent Pathways in Denver. Click here to learn more about this program.

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