The Story of U.S. Podcast: December 6, 2021

Jesse Iwuji -- NASCAR Driver and Lieutenant Commander

Jesse Iwuji, NASCAR driver and Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy Reserves, learned his work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit from his Nigerian-born parents. After playing football for the U.S. Naval Academy, Jesse deployed on active duty -- and returned home ready to hustle just as his parents did.

This episode is supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.


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