21 Podcast

21 Podcast

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21 is a podcast created by Drew Lasker and Yvonne Harris to share more about the high and lows, both on and off the court, of being an athlete. Join Drew and Yvonne as they explore the powerful connections between life and sports, told by the athletes who have lived it. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/211/support


Jermaal Taylor, Professional Illustrator
Aug 14 • 33 min
“Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” - Unknown On this segment of 21, we talk with Jermaal Taylor. Jermaal and Drew have been friends since their days at Katy High School. As a young child, Jermaal found…
Mike Niemi, Paetow High School Head Basketball Coach
Aug 6 • 52 min
“Material possessions, winning scores, and great reputations are meaningless in the eyes of the Lord, because He knows what we really are and that is all that matters.”—John Wooden On this segment of 21, we talk with Coach Michael Niemi. Mike is the Head…
Moochie Norris, Retired 12-Year NBA Proffesional
Jul 30 • 52 min
“Create the moment.” On this segment of 21, we talk with Martyn Bernard “Moochie” Norris. Moochie grew up in Washington D.C., and while he enjoyed basketball, he did not become serious about the sport until his last 2 years in high school. Moochie’s…
Elizabeth Lloyd, A Woman Who is Rocking’ It, Houston Rockets Group Sales Account Executive
Jul 23 • 44 min
There is no elevator to success. You have to take the stairs.” – Author Unknown On this segment of 21, we talk with Elizabeth Lloyd, Group Sales Account Executive with the Houston Rockets. On 21 we like to highlight career opportunities that are related…
Ant Martin, Former International Basketball Pro
Jul 16 • 62 min
On this segment of 21, we talk with Anthony “Ant” Martin. Ant grew up in New York City and has had a life-long love for basketball. Ant played at the legendary Holcombe Rucker Park, The Rucker, in Harlem. Basketball served as a means for Ant to leave New…
21 Talks BLM with Sonya Pitcaithly & April McCullar
Jul 10 • 39 min
“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”– James Baldwin While one of the objectives of 21 is to equip student athletes with knowledge and life lessons that extend beyond the court, we also understand…
21 Recognizes the Independence Holiday and Talks with Former Army Specialist Robert Soto
Jul 1 • 63 min
On this segment of 21, we talk with Former Army Specialist Robert Soto. Robert was featured in Pulitzer Prize Winner CJ Shivers’ book, The Fighters: Americans in Combat. The Boston Globe says, “The Fighters” is a “gripping, unforgettable” portrait of…
Maggie Pierce, 2020 High School Graduate & T21H Athlete
Jun 24 • 26 min
On this segment of 21, we talk with Maggie Pierce. Maggie is a special member of the TrainHarder 21 family. She is T21H’s longest running client. Drew has watched her develop from a novice basketball player into a skilled baller with a competitive fire.…
21 Celebrates Father’s Day with a special edition of 21 Questions with 21
Jun 19 • 15 min
“To the world you are a dad. To our family you are the world.” At 21, we work hard and play even harder. To get to know our guests better, we have created 21 Questions with 21. This is like the game many of us grew up with, but with a new twist on the…
Alison Gorrell, Basketball player and Mental Performance Coach
Jun 12 • 58 min
On this segment of 21, we talk with Alison Gorrell. One of the purposes for 21 is to educate student athletes about careers that can come from sports, even if you are not playing. Alison is a wonderful example of the possibilities! Allison’s journey with…
BLM with Coach Matt Logie & Pro player Mike Ojo
Jun 8 • 53 min
As hosts of the podcast, 21, we share the grief, sadness, and outrage felt by so many in the wake of George Floyd’s tragic death. We condemn all acts of violence and racism, and we lend our support to those who demand change by peaceful and productive…
Nike Charles, Just2Sweat Founder
Jun 5 • 48 min
On this segment of 21, we talk with Adenike “Nike” Charles. Nike is a former high school and college basketball phenom who calls Toronto home. While many players can remember when they fell in love with basketball, for Nike, the sport was the impetus for…
Ciara Carl, San Diego State Assistant Basketball Coach & Mentor
May 27 • 55 min
On this segment of 21, we talk with Ciara Carl. Ciara will soon begin her 8th season as the Assistant Coach for the San Diego State University Women’s Basketball Team. Ciara and Drew have been friends since their basketball days at Point Loma Nazarene…
Dexter Pittman, NBA Champion
May 21 • 38 min
On this segment of 21, we talk with Dexter Pittman. Dexter is an NBA Champion who came from humble beginnings. Growing up, Dexter’s sport of choice was football until a conversation with his Dad shifted his focus to basketball. Dexter acknowledges how…
Adam Hall, International Basketball Star
May 14 • 47 min
On this segment of 21, you’ll meet Adam Hall. Adam was a beloved basketball star at both Katy High School (Texas) and the University of Virginia, who has enjoyed a long and celebrated international basketball career. Adam keeps it real about the twists…
Rod Watson, Luxury Realtor
May 7 • 56 min
In this episode, we talk to Rod Watson —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/211/support