Name: Curtis “C.J” Muhammad Conway Jr.
Date of Birth: August 26, 2008
Parents: Laila Ali & Curtis Conway
Siblings: Twins Cameron and Kelton, Leilani, & 1-year-old Sydney
♥ C.J. weighed 6.8 lbs & measured 19 inches long at birth
♥ Although mama Laila planned to have a natural home birth, “there were some surprises during labor that altered Laila’s birth plan”
♥ His maternal grandfather is boxing legend Muhammad Ali and C.J.’s middle name was chosen to honor him
♥ Before his birth in 2008, Laila predicted that “this boy is definitely going to be an athlete” because he kicked her like crazy
“He is healthy, he is here, and even though everything didn’t go the way I would have liked it to have gone… that’s the way it was supposed to be.” – mama Ali on the birth of her first child.
“The two share a special bond. Of all the grandchildren, C.J. looks the most like Muhammad. And he even acts like him. That child—I’ll tell you!” – paternal grandfather Muhammad’s wife Lonnie on the relationship between C.J and his famous grandpa.
“It’s all about the kids now. I haven’t lost myself but, my focus is more so on them. Everything else just doesn’t seem important anymore and I find that I’m more relaxed because of that.” – Laila on how motherhood has changed her.