29 minutes | Oct 12, 2020

Asian American Athletes: Beyond The Field and Off The Court

In this episode, #FOTV hosts Emmy and Kenna interview two Asian American athletes on how race and culture come to play in sports. Camryn Hamaguchi is a Japanese-American two-sport athlete in basketball and track & field at Chapman University in California. She is also Head Coach at Ironmen Basketball Club Program and Assistant Girls Varsity Coach at Kennedy High School. Jojo McIntosh is a mixed-race Black and Cambodian-American football player and a University of Washington Huskies alum. Jojo and Camryn reflect on their Asian and mixed Asian-American upbringing. Navigating roles as activists and role models, they dive into how the worlds of football and basketball view race, plus its impact. The hosts believe Asian Americans enjoy representation in sports, but without due acknowledgment. They talk about the importance of helping others by using their voices and platforms as Asian American athletes, activists, and beyond.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/freshoffthevote)
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