For Shaun Jayachandran balling and having an impact are two sides of the same coin. He’s the founder of Crossover, a nonprofit that has affected over 2,000 children in India by using basketball to promote education and gender equality.
In this episode, Shaun explains the mechanism behind how basketball keeps kids in school. He talks about how his relationship with India has changed now that he’s visiting Chennai every summer. And he share anecdotes about his mom growing up with nuns, him talking to his dad about racism, and Crossover uniting a community of Indian Americans that love basketball.