Black History Month Conversations: Episode 3 – Andrew Jean-Baptiste

On episode three of our Black History Month Conversations series, Jordan Wilson is joined by Valour FC and Haiti defender Andrew Jean-Baptiste. The two discuss AJB growing up in New York, his path and journey in the professional game, and some important people who made a difference in his career, among other things.

4:10 – Andrew reflects on his Haitian heritage and New York upbringing
7:30 – When did AJB start taking soccer seriously?
10:55 – Jordan and AJB discuss experience as a Black player in Europe
12:30 – Taking the NCAA route to the professional game
23:45 – How seriously does Andrew take his role as a leader at Valour?
27:40 – Does it feel like an obligation as a Black athlete to use your platform for good?
29:30 – Rapid fire questions!