Episode 25

February 10, 2021

01:11:49

Interview with Allen Kehinde Aragbaye

Interview with Allen Kehinde Aragbaye
Women Bridging the Gap
Interview with Allen Kehinde Aragbaye
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Show Notes

How race affects sports and basketball is what basketball star and entrepreneur Allen Kehinde Aragbaye tells us about today as he joins Alexandra and Lenya in discussion, but it’s also way more than that. Listen as they discuss the path for someone to be able to play professional sports, how the schools and coaches prepare the athletes for only certain things, and what's missing from a child's real-world education as they pursue their passion. Allen Kehinde Aragbaye is a former Division 1 basketball player and spent over 17 years dedicated to playing the game, so he knows exactly what it’s like to devote your entire life to the singular goal of making it to the NBA. He is a current Personal Development Coach and author of forthcoming book: Transition Game. As a former college basketball player, Allen understands firsthand the difficulty of transitioning from sports to the real world. As a result, he has made it his life’s mission to ensure former basketball players are prepared to transition after sports. Links from our discussion: [Kehinde on Twitter: @Transition_G](https://twitter.com/Transition_G?s=20) [And Instagram: @TransitionG](https://www.instagram.com/transitionG/) Facebook: TransitionG [Also, his website: transition-g.com](https://www.transition-g.com) [Saturday Millionaires: How Winning Football Builds Winning Colleges](https://www.turnerpublishing.com/books/detail/saturday-millionaires/) -- Please **rate and review** this podcast if you enjoyed it; reviews greatly help new listeners see this podcast is worth their time. You can find Women Bridging the Gap on [Apple Podcasts](https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/women-bridging-the-gap/id1521503012) and [Podchaser](https://www.podchaser.com/podcasts/women-bridging-the-gap-1304390). **We want to hear from you!** Let us know how you’re speaking about these issues with your friends. **Let us know what topics you want to hear!** Join the [Facebook Group](https://www.facebook.com/groups/665585734389981) Email us at [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]) You can find us at: [WomenBridgingtheGap.com](https://womenbridgingthegap.com) Or on Instagram: * Find Lenya at: [@Lenya_goddess_the_one](https://www.instagram.com/lenya_goddess_the_one) * And Alexandra at: [@a_xandra17](https://www.instagram.com/a_xandra17) and [@thewritingleap](https://www.instagram.com/thewritingleap) * And the show is at: [@women_bridging_the_gap](https://www.instagram.com/women_bridging_the_gap/) This podcast was edited by Brendan Hutchins from Podcast Advocate. Go to [PodcastAdvocate.Network](http://PodcastAdvocate.Network) or find him on [Twitter @PodcastAdvocate](https://twitter.com/podcastadvocate) to learn more.

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