Months before he passed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to become the all-time scoring king in NBA history, LeBron James sat down with four students from the I Promise School in Akron, Ohio to discuss his start in the NBA and his message on mental health.
They interviewed James in collaboration with PBS’ Student Reporting Labs mental health podcast, On Our Minds. The interview was for the students’ first-ever podcast, Let’s Taco ’Bout It, produced with the LeBron James Family Foundation. The I Promise was school was started by the Foundation in 2018.
This video was produced and edited by: Becky Wandel, Jaylah Moore-Ross, Susan Mongold, the LeBron James Family Foundation, Rachel Liesendahl, Yasmeen Alamiri and Julia Griffin.
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