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Alan Williams and his mom got some shine in the New York Times

Jeri Williams has a pretty good story.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers at Phoenix Suns Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

If you’re a Phoenix Suns fan, you likely already know this. Alan Williams is arguably not the most successful person in his family. His mom has carved out quite a career herself.

Jeri Williams was recently named the new police chief in Phoenix. Karen Crouse of the New York Times wrote a must-read piece on her journey this week.

It’s a power piece worth your time. Here’s a snippet:

She lifted her shirt and revealed her bulletproof vest, encouraging her son touch it. “I said, As long as I’m wearing this vest, I’m safe,’” she recalled.

It’s power stuff. Give it a click.