Nigerian born British Boxer, Anthony Joshua and his son JJ, are the cover stars of the December edition of GQ Magazine.
Anthony Joshua who graced the cover of the December edition of GQ Magazine, which is the brand’s 30th-anniversary dissection of masculinity, talked about not wanting his child to take up boxing as a career and what it takes to raise a family right.
The boxer who was captured sitting on a bike with his son “JJ” sat in front of him, became the first man to appear on the cover of British GQ alongside his son, three-year-old Joseph Joshua. Born in Watford in 1989, Joshua began boxing at the age of 18 at the Finchley ABC amateur boxing gym in Barnet, North London. His is however now a title holder of three of the four major world boxing championships.
Many people have been expressing their admiration for Joshua and JJ’s joint cover, with a picture of the magazine on the boxer’s Instagram page garnering more than 250,000 likes in four hours.
“So proud of my young cub! Star Boy,” Anthony Joshua wrote in the caption.
Gavin Bond, the photographer who captured Joshua and JJ for the special issue, also dropped a comment on the boxer’s Instagram post.
“Thank you for such a special day,” he wrote. “Very proud of this cover. Give JJ a high five from me and I hope he’s still enjoying that Play Doh.”