Craig Holley was taken from away from his dad by his mom for his own protection. Then the state did the same thing for Craig by taking him from his mom. He lived in a variety of foster care houses and group homes until he was old enough to self select out at age 18. Immediately Craig found himself homeless. With the lack of structure Craig experienced more and more flashbacks to his abuse as a child. He had little success finding work or keeping work when he did find it. He joined the soccer team at the
Over the next two year's Craig trained regularly, began to seek counseling for anger management, got a job and moved off the street. He was featured in the Ted Leonsis Film directed by Susan Koch called Kicking It about the Homeless World Cup. Both Ted and Susan developed personal relationships with Craig, which have served him well. Craig struggle's were highlighted in the film , but in the end the film demonstrates his humor, humanity, and lovable charisma. Craig continued to struggle with post traumatic stress from his childhood. His dedication to improving himself has never wavered, however. Today Craig is off the street and studying to complete his GED. He continues to play soccer, which says is essential to managing his anger and maintaining his focus.