Olympic Boxer Shakur Stevenson Stars in ‘Powerful’ New POWERADE Ad (Video)

With the Rio 2016 Olympic Games now just hours away, POWERADE is proudly releasing the latest chapter in its inspiring “Just a Kid” campaign: the story of U.S. Olympian Shakur Stevenson.

Stevenson, “Just a Kid” from Newark, N.J. — is considered by many to be the next big thing in U.S. men’s boxing –while his underdog story makes him a likely candidate to be one of the breakout stars of this year’s Olympic Games.

The spot was produced by Wieden + Kennedy Portland.

For more information about the “Just a Kid” campaign and Stevenson’s journey to Rio, please check out the full story of his hometown inspiration here.

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