He felt that the majority of society believe black men do not take fatherhood seriously.
"I have always been there for my son and I want to be a good role model for him.
I'll get the ball rolling today by thanking each and every father out there who works hard to provide for his children, who prioritises them in his decisions, who hugs and kisses and tells them they are loved.
Thank you to my own wonderful dad for being such a testimony to fatherhood. "I felt something impossible for me to explain in words. I got scared all over again and began to feel giddy.
It comes more from a deep sense of pride that my own brother defies the constant negative stereotypes surrounding him.
Single mother and women's champion Jill Scott put it best when she sang: "I can floss my own bling bling Write the words to the songs I sing I can even raise the child we'll make Make sure he's loved and knows what God gave us I can teach him how to walk and stand But he needs you to help him be a man We need you" I have a huge amount of respect for Jill for saying this.
It is a myth that we mustn't buy into, regardless of whatever our own personal experiences might be. To have a child who looks up to you and looks to you for guidance and support is a good feeling that makes you feel genuine love.
The feeling I get when one of my sons tell me they love me is literally the best feeling as a parent.
I have plenty of black male friends who co-parent their children brilliantly, whether they are living with the mother or not.
I see black fathers holding their children's hands at the doctors, playing at the park, watching school plays, at parents evenings and doing all the things the media tells us they aren't doing.
This Fathers Day, I say we set aside the stigma and the stereotypes and show our appreciation for the millions of black fathers across the world.
The prime minister called for a 'responsibility revolution' to change patterns of black male behaviour.
This is all well and good but where is the evidence of support offered by the government to black fathers?