Student athletes are a part of a sports & societal landscape that is different than past years and generations. Pro-Conscious Athletes going Beyond The Bench is a roundtable concept created to discuss some of the thoughts, goals, and challenges that young athletes face on a regular basis. In this initial segment, Beyond The Bench's Mario Mays and ProConscious Athlete's Jermaine Thompson, sit down with the GA Hoop Circle and six young men who grew up playing ball together in the Atlanta area. They've all remain connected as they've grown personally and athletically over the years. From using a sports as a platform to defining purpose beyond the game itself, the group tackles some of the perspectives and issues faced by student athletes today.
The roundtable includes:
Mekhail Bethea (Dacula HS), Christopher Hinton (GAC), Toneari Lane (Shiloh HS), Kyle Sturdivant (Norcross HS), Messiah Thompson (North Atlanta HS)), and Jordan Yates (Milton HS)