Charcandrick West, an American professional football player, plays on the running back position. He began his college football career as a cornerback at Louisiana Tech. West has got multiple tattoos on his body. Let us see what inks does he have and what meanings do they hold to him.
1. ‘3 ONE 8’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left forearm, West has got a tattoo that can be read as, ‘3 one 8’.
Meaning: 318 is the area code of Shreveport, Louisiana, the United States which is the birthplace of West. Charcandrick shares a very deep love for his birth city as claimed by him multiple times.
‘3 ONE 8’ is the reminder to myself of my childhood!!
2. Bicep Tattoo
3. ‘Cross’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left bicep, there is a huge cross inked along with the words, ‘Don’t Judge Me‘
Meaning: Cross, is the holy symbol of Christians and shows the person’s religious beliefs and faith in Christianity. The words inked underneath the cross is the reflection of West’s personality as to how he doesn’t like when people judge him and his life decisions.
4. ‘Dante’ Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Dante’ inked on his left forearm.
Meaning: The coach, Dante Coleman who died at the age of 35 years in 2015, this tattoo is West’s tribute as he got his name along with his DOB inked. Dante was born in 1980 however he died on 7:21:15. This tattoo is very close to West as Dante was not only his mentor but also a very close family friend.
“Dante and my stepfather basically put a football in my hand. I was playing baseball, and they wanted me to play football. Dante basically showed me how to live, and how to be a good kid. Raised me right. Kept me humble. When I get up in the morning, I see Dante’s name, and “My Brother’s Keeper,” and I feel like he’s living with me.”
5. ‘I am my brother’s keeper’ Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘I am my brother’s keeper, tattooed on his inner left upper arm.
Meaning: This is another of West’ tribute to his late friend come mentor, ‘Dante Coleman’.
6. ‘NFL 35’ Tattoo
Tattoo: On his left forearm, West has got a tattoo that says, ‘NFL 35’.
Meaning: The tattoo is his dedication towards his love for his game as 35 is his jersey number for Kansas City Chiefs.
7. ‘Palm Trees’ Tattoo
Tattoo: Charcandrick’s left inner bicep is tattooed with palm trees. Just below the plan trees there is the cityline tattoo.
Meaning: Palm trees are the symbol of eternal life and immortality.
8. ‘Paradise’ Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Paradise’ inked on his inner left forearm.
9. ‘Skull and Magnet’ Tattoo
Tattoo: We can see a magnet and a skull inked on his inner right bicep.
Meaning: Skull symbolizes death and evil. However, it can also be used to symbolize the ability to overcome all the difficulties and bad times with confidence and a big spirit
10. ‘Star and smiley’ Tattoo
10. Tribal Tattoo
Tattoo: Tribal tattoo, the symbol of power, strength, and confidence is tattooed in a way that it covers a major portion of West’s right arm.
11. ‘Lord’s Prayer’ Tattoo
Tattoo: ‘Lord’s Prayer’ tattooed on his left forearm.
Meaning: The prayer symbolizes West’s belief and strong devotion towards God and his blessings.