In this episode, Mike talks with former pro-bowl cornerback James Hasty & Dr. Steven Cureton of UNC-Greensboro about all the work they are doing with their firm Eneje, to ensure the NFL has more diversity & inclusion within their hiring practices.
James Hasty was a former pro-bowl cornerback who played 13 seasons in the NFL, from 1988 to 2001, with the NY Jets, KC Chiefs & one season with the Oakland Raiders. Hasty finished his career with more than 1,000 career tackles & 45 interceptions. He also spent five years in the broadcast booth as a college & NFL analyst for ESPN. Currently, he is the founder of ENEJE, which is the first African-American owned search firm working exclusively in the sports industry to help ensure more diversity and inclusion in sports.
Dr. Steven Cureton is a Professor of Sociology at UNC-Greensboro who recently published a report entitled Minority Outsiders: An Examination of the NFL’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Habits in Hiring Head Coaches
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