How One Night Set the Path for A Worldwide Inspiring Athlete - OG Sports with Scott Stanford (E4)
OG Sports is an OGTV series all about the inspirational sports stories you love to hear. Veteran Sports anchor Scott Stanford will interview unique and uplifting sports heroes and members of organizations who, in their own way, are trying to change the world for the better through sports.
In this episode, Scott talks to Jason "J-Mac" McElwain, who had a Senior Night to remember back in 2006 when he was a student at Rochester, New York's 'Greece Athena High School'. Jason, who has autism, was the team manager and had never played in High School game. When his coach sent him in for his first game appearance, what happened next has become a legendary sports moment.
Watch how Jason's amazing breakout night became a national sensation, led to meetings with President George W. Bush and superstar Kobe Bryant (his hero), and how he is now paying forward his inspirational moment with speaking engagements and a book that are helping others reach their potential by working hard and believing in themselves.
Scott Stanford is a 7 Time Emmy Winning American Entertainment Host, News/Sports Anchor and commentator. He is currently a studio host for World Wrestling Entertainment (since 2009) and can also be seen anchoring sports at CBS Sports HQ and hosting other sports awards shows and segments.
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Produced by Dani Guitelman. Edited by Kellie Sieban
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