Victoria Garrick Was ‘Blown Away’ By Kobe Bryant’s Message On Mental Health: ‘It Was Life-Changing’

The recent deaths by suicide of multiple college sports stars, including Stanford soccer player Katie Meyer, shine a light on the mental health struggles many student-athletes face. As part of our ongoing series, Access Hollywood’s Kit Hoover sat down with former USC volleyball player Victoria Garrick, who hopes to erase the stigma surrounding mental health in sports. The Hidden Opponent founder shared her insight and recalled being “blown away” by the late Kobe Bryant’s mental health message.