The basketball and the cross has my mom and brother’s names on it and that was the first (tattoo I got). It hurt really bad. I remember I had a grey muscle shirt on and it was drenched (in sweat) when I was done.
It says, ‘Don’t gain the world and lose your soul.’ It’s a Bob Marley quote. It’s a circle, but it’s half a skull and half the Earth. I just didn’t want to get caught up in materialistic things and forget who I am and where I come from.