What's Your Story?

Realizing basketball is more than a game - Jerome Gumbs

June 27, 2021 Matt Story, Jerome Gumbs Season 2 Episode 20
What's Your Story?
Realizing basketball is more than a game - Jerome Gumbs
Show Notes

Jerome Gumbs, CEO/Founder of Empower ME Academy, is running a leadership program that just so happens to improve your jumper and dribbling skills. Jerome, or Coach Gumbs as many know him, has leveraged basketball to travel the world and collect many lessons that have made him the person he is today. Through that journey, he recognized the power of coaching and how much impact it can have on the lives on young people. His story is so good that there is actually a documentary on the it. Listen to his story to hear the importance of letting who you are as a person outshine what you do for a living.

Episode References:
- Empower ME Academy a  nonprofit 501c3 tax-exempt organization that you can make donations to help them find a new basketball home in SF
- Steve Jobs by Walter Issacson 
- Lil Baby & Kirk Franklin 'We win'

4 Stories Jerome would want to hear:
1) Mom's Parents
2) Nelson Mandela 
3) Lebron James 
4) President Barack Obama

You can connect with Jerome at:
Empower ME Academy
Empower ME Academy "A Leader's Journey" Documentary