Jason Collins: 'I want children of my own in the future'

downloadJason Collins has discussed his desire to start his own family. In a special video for Marriott's #LoveTravels campaign, Collins said that he hopes to have children of his own in the future. The NBA star - who discussed his sexuality publicly for the first time last year - said that it is "amazing" to think of how his life has changed over the past twelve months. He explained: "It's amazing to think of all the stuff that's happened in my life over the last year since I made the announcement to the general public. That's what I'm trying to do, is make it easier for someone else." In April, Collins was named in TIME Magazine's 100 Most Influential list, alongside the likes of Beyoncé, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton Marriott's The Grosvenor House Hotel recently hosted Attitude's 20th birthday party, and are a key sponsor at the forthcoming Attitude Awards, which take place in October. Watch the video below: [youtube height="350" width="665"]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OeUvCB0vd-E#t=12[/youtube]   > NBA to donate Jason Collins’ jersey sales to LGBT charities > Jason Collins becomes NBA’s first openly gay player