Sonya Curry, the mother of NBA stars Stephen and Seth Curry, has written a memoir titled “Fierce Love: A Memoir of Family, Faith, and Purpose.” The book, published by HarperOne, was released on May 3, 2023. In her memoir, Sonya shares her personal story, her experiences raising her family, her passion for education, and the role her faith has played during challenging moments in her life.
The memoir delves into Sonya’s childhood in rural Virginia and chronicles the highs and lows of her remarkable journey. She discusses raising her talented but occasionally headstrong children, her career as an educator, and her founding of the Christian Montessori School of Lake Norman in North Carolina. Sonya also explores her deep spiritual connection to her faith, which has been a sustaining force throughout her life.
Sonya Curry has three children: Stephen, Seth, and Sydel Curry-Lee. Stephen, a star player for the Golden State Warriors, expressed his support and admiration for his mother, describing her as a rock of encouragement, faith, discipline, and gratitude. Seth, who plays for the Brooklyn Nets, also highlighted his mother’s support and the way she challenged them to grow. Sydel expressed her excitement for readers to get to know her mother through her powerful story and emphasized her mother’s role as a pillar for their family.
Stephen has previously discussed his mother’s dedication and selflessness, noting that as an educator, giving back was an integral part of her job. He observed how she stayed late after school, mentored kids, and provided encouragement to both students and parents. Stephen recognized the sacrifices his mother made and the selfless nature of her work.
“Fierce Love: A Memoir of Family, Faith, and Purpose” is an opportunity for readers to gain insights into Sonya Curry’s life and the profound impact she has had on her family and community. The book offers a glimpse into her journey of nurturing her NBA star sons, embracing her faith, and finding her purpose.