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  • Eric K. Thomas

Broderick Hunter Turns 30 and Shares 30 Things Black Men Should Know or Do By 30

Although turning 30 is just the beginning of "adulting", getting three decades under your belt can provide you with a lifetime of lessons. Life comes at you fast and being able to manage a career and a social life all while searching for your purpose can be exhausting. But around 30, you get a grip on it and start to manage it well. Someone who has just entered the "Dirty 30" club is Broderick Hunter.

Today Broderick turns 30 and from a successful modeling career to starring in hit TV shows like HBO's Insecure, he's definitely been putting in the work. Along the way, Broderick has picked up quite a few lessons and has given us 30 things he believes every Black man should know by the age of 30.

1. Finances

Be mindful of your credit score and always look for ways to make passive income.

2. Health

Eat greens as much as you can.

3. Grooming

Learning how to cut your own hair (you don’t have to be a pro) will save you a TON of money.

4. Fitness

Keep a good workout regimen. It’s also more fun and effective to workout with others with similar body goals. (Even if they’re ex-professional sports players and are not even of this earth.)

5. Love

It’ll find you, don’t go hunting for it. Focus on your energy wavelength, and you’ll attract who’s right for you.

6. Mental Health

Therapy is the best thing you can do for yourself. Look into it early, don’t wait.

7. Fashion

High fashion is great but you don’t have to spend a ton of money to look expensive. It’s what YOU bring to your look, not how much it costs.

8. Social Justice