StoryCorps: James Ruiz & Yusef Aziz
From an early age, James Ruiz enjoyed playing just about any sport that involved a ball. In middle school, he focused his attention on basketball, and now he’s a high school player with big dreams.
He spoke with his mentor, professional basketball player Yusef Aziz, about what keeps him motivated.
This story was recorded in partnership with Back 2 Basics Kids Foundation, and with the Atlanta History Center, host of the Atlanta StoryCorps Studio.