Celebrity Parents Patrick Mahomes Reveals How His Brother Helped Him Put a Unique Spin on His Baby Boy's Name Patrick and Brittany Mahomes are parents to a newborn son — Patrick Lavon III, known as Bronze, and daughter Sterling Skye, 21 months, By Angela Andaloro Angela Andaloro Twitter Angela Andaloro is a Parents News Writer at PEOPLE. Angela has also written about entertainment and parenting at LittleThings, Mom.com, BuzzFeed, and more. In her spare time, she enjoys competing in fantasy sports leagues and watching too much reality TV. People Editorial Guidelines Published on December 1, 2022 01:50 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos The Mahomes family. Photo: Jesse Salter Photography Patrick Mahomes is already working on creating special family bonds for his newborn son. The Kansas City Chiefs quarterback began Wednesday's team press conference by opening up about welcoming son "Patrick 'Bronze' Lavon Mahomes III earlier this week. "It's awesome to bring in a son and to add to my family," the new dad of two shared. "Everything went great, everything went smooth and Brittany's a champ, so it's been really cool." When it came to naming his little boy, the 27-year-old NFL Star knew he wanted to continue his family's legacy, while also creating ties with their 21-month-old daughter, Sterling Skye. "We wanted them to have that connection and them to be brother and sister forever and I've always wanted to do Patrick Lavon Mahomes III. I've thought about that since I was really like five, six years old," he shared. Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. Pregnant Brittany Mahomes Poses Nude as She and Husband Patrick Await Baby No. 2 — See the Photos! Patrick had assumed the little guy's nickname would be "Trey" until his brother offered a suggestion that fit better with Sterling's name. "My brother Jackson, whenever we were trying to find something that was a little unique and different, said, 'What about Bronze? It fits perfectly with Sterling,'" he shared. "I think it works out well." "He can have his own thing now, where he's not Patrick, he's Bronze — even though he's Patrick. And Sterling and Bronze can have that connection, moving forward." The couple announced the arrival of their second baby together by revealing the name of their son via a joint Instagram post on Monday. Alongside a photo of the infant's legs in a brown and white onesie, the NFL player and his wife simply wrote in the caption, "Patrick 'Bronze' Lavon Mahomes III 🤴🏽11/28/22 7lbs 8oz 🤍." A silver chain with the name "Bronze" engraved in the middle can be seen in the photo on top of a blanket that reads, "Mahomes."