Ep. #12 – Jachai Taylor – Aspiring Pro MBB Player on humility, the game, and removing stigmas with Sivonnia DeBarros, Protector of Athletes.

Jachai Taylor

Jachai is a basketball player from Waukegan, Illinois.  Jachai Attended Waukegan High School and was named honorable mention all-state, twice the Central Suburban League Player of the Year, twice MVP of his varsity team, 2013 Oswego Player of the Game, a 2014 Grant Thanksgiving Tournament All-Tournament Team selection, 2015 Rotary Club of Waukegan Male Athlete of the Year, 2015 Waukegan High School Male Senior Athlete of the Year, and MVP of the 2015 Lake County All-Star Game.

Post High School, Jachai spent two seasons at NCAA Division I Murray State University where he averaged eight minutes, three points and 1.5 rebounds per game across 36 career games and qualified for the Murray State honor roll in each of his two years as a student-athlete and was named to the OVC All-Academic Team as a sophomore.

Fast forward to 2018-19 playing season, Jachai played in 26 games for the Royals averaging 7.5 minutes per game where he averaged 3.0 points and 1.3 rebounds per game, while shooting 54.1 percent from the field and 40.7 percent from the 3-point line. Jachai scored a season-high 13 points and totaled a season-high nine rebounds versus William Jewell College on Nov. 3, 2018

Jachai’s dream is to play professionally with Chicago Bulls considering that it’s home for him and he believes he can make a huge difference in his native city of Chicago.

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About Sivonnia DeBarros

Sivonnia DeBarros – the Protector of Athletes – is a first-generation lawyer and law business owner, woman in business and a former track and field Division-I College athlete. DeBarros is passionate about helping athletes in business protect their brands through collaborative partnerships, education and support necessary to carry them to the next level. DeBarros’s practice areas are Business, Employment, Sports, and Entertainment. Learn more about her services at www.prosportlawyer.com and www.sldebarros.com.

Sivonnia DeBarros

Sivonnia DeBarros – the Protector of Athletes – is a first-generational lawyer and law business owner, woman in business and a former track and field Division-I College athlete. DeBarros’s practice areas are Business, Employment, Sports, and Entertainment.

Mike Saunders, MBA

Mike Saunders is theAuthority Positioning Coach at Marketing Huddle, the author of Amazon Bestselling book Authority Selling™, Adjunct Marketing Professor at several Universities, contributor to The Huffington Post, and member of the Forbes Coaches Council – an invitation-only community for the World’s Most Influential Business Coaches.