9 episodes

A podcast for young rising basketball stars to share their stories of triumph over life's hardships and love for the game

The I AM Podcast presented by Xtreme Heat Sports xtremeheatsports

    • Basketball
    • 5.0, 2 Ratings

A podcast for young rising basketball stars to share their stories of triumph over life's hardships and love for the game

    I AM Podcast - Episode 9 - LaQuita Thompson

    I AM Podcast - Episode 9 - LaQuita Thompson

    Growing up in a small town has it's ups and downs, its highs and lows, and it's positives as well as its negatives. This episode features LaQuita Thompson, the Founder and CEO of Xtreme Heat Sports Management, LLC, who grew up in West Texas. She participated in all sports but her love and main sport became basketball. Listen to her story of feeling invisible as she pursues her dream of playing college basketball and fulfilling her grandfather's hope of one day going pro.

    • 20 min
    I AM Podcast - Episode 8 - Joseph Tasby

    I AM Podcast - Episode 8 - Joseph Tasby

    Today's episode is our SPECIAL EDITION featuring a football legend from the 1960's. Mr. Joseph Tasby is his name and Football is his game. He is from Houston Texas where he attended Evan Edward Worthing High School and later the University of Idaho. Joe Tasby has a wealth of knowledge and a deep passion to see the black community thrive. He's an educator, civil rights activist, Black Heritage Society member, and one of Houston's most influential people. You don't want to miss his inspiring story about DESTINY, Tune in NOW!

    • 11 min
    I AM Podcast - Episode 7 -Trina Goree

    I AM Podcast - Episode 7 -Trina Goree

     If there was ever a picture that could describe or explain how a marathon runner should approach those miles,  Trina Goree would be the face you'd see. She is an author, entrepreneur, former Pro basketball player, NBA Houston Rockets Marketing and player operations, and the founder of T.O.O.L.S. ( Taking Ownership Of Our Lives Beyond Sports.) On this episode you will hear the words of an ambitious, strong and gifted young woman who is determined to create a path that only a few will be courageous enough to take. Listen in to Trina Goree's story of ENDURANCE and her unrelenting will to be successful beyond the sport of basketball. 

    • 10 min
    I AM Podcast - Episode 6 - Jannat Hassan

    I AM Podcast - Episode 6 - Jannat Hassan

    The more we try to focus on our differences and separate ourselves from eachother, the more we discover that we have in common. We are all uniquely gifted and talented but yet still connected as one race, the human race.In this Episode Jannat Hassan talks about her basketball journey playing with a very powerful and diverse girl group in Switzerland. GIRL POWER! 

    • 5 min
    I AM Podcast - Episode 5 - Jada Holliday

    I AM Podcast - Episode 5 - Jada Holliday

    One of the hardest things to conquer when participating in sports is ANYTHING that constricts the proper breathing and respiration mechanisms - like Asthma.If you have ever experienced this issue then you will definitely appreciate this episode. Jada Holliday is a senior point guard at Elkins High School in Houston Texas and she talks about her basketball journey dealing with asthma.

    • 5 min
    I AM Podcast - Episode 4 - Mikayla Green

    I AM Podcast - Episode 4 - Mikayla Green

    Imagine being a basketball player and it's your jr year in high school with only one more year to attract a college scholarship and you have to play on the Jr. Varsity team.In this episode Mikayla Green talks about her temporary set back from having to change schools and how she worked through the mental challenges of letting go!  

    • 8 min

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