Despite the difficulties of his addiction and the end of his marriage, White was able to turn his life around and become a respected member of the USC community, serving as a coach and administrator for the football team. His relationship with Judianne was a testament to the resilience and love that can exist in the face of adversity.
Charles White was born on January 22, 1958, in Los Angeles, California. Growing up in the San Fernando Valley, White developed a passion for sports from a young age. He attended San Fernando High School, where he competed in track and field and football. White was a standout athlete at San Fernando, and he was heavily recruited by colleges for his talent on the football field.
White’s high school career was marked by numerous achievements and accolades. At the CIF California State Meet, he defeated future Olympic gold medalist, Edwin Moses, in the 300-meter hurdles. White was also a star on the football team, setting records and earning multiple awards. After graduating from high school, White received scholarship offers from many top college football programs but ultimately decided to attend USC.