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Athletes as Educators

On this podcast, Angela Lewis interviews current and former athletes as they share advice on the college recruiting process. Each interview also offers advice for parents on how to best help athletes as they transition to each phase in their lives.

The Athletes as Educators Podcast is a production of the Global Athlete Media Network.

Aug 29, 2016

Isaiah Mares played football at Yale University before his career ended with a series of concussions. He was forced to stop playing football that was devastating for him as he tried to figure out how to best utilize his time since football ended. As member of Yales' black male initiative, Isaiah started a mentoring...


Aug 19, 2016

Layshia Clarendon played for the Indiana Fever for three seasons before Atlanta drafted her this year. An outspoken advocate for LGBTQ rights, Clarendon was named 2015 Outsports Female Hero of the Year

Clarendon developed her candid nature and her playing ability at California after growing up in San Bernardino. As a...


Aug 17, 2016

Jamael "Horse" Lynch grew up in the Williamsburg projects and went on to play national and international basketball in France and Germany, as well as with teams such as the Erie Bayhawks and LA Defenders of the NBA D-League, and the North Dallas Vandals.

Lynch had a stellar college basketball career at SUNY Cobleskill,...


Aug 15, 2016

Elizabeth Williams plays for the WNBA's Atlanta Dream and plans on attending medical school once she finishing playing basketball. She has played overseas in Turkey and will play in Russia after the current WNBA season. Williams is currently having a breakout season with the Atlanta Dream in her second and year...


Aug 5, 2016

Sam Sesay is a former NCAA Division 1 All-American track and field athlete, knows what it is like to be a student-athlete as well as the commitments needed to excel athletically and academically. From seeing firsthand and hearing countless stories of athletes struggling to transition to life after sports, Sesay was...