Thursday, June 11, 2009

Former Yankee Transitions to Business: How He did It

Jason Robertson is a man of many gifts. As an young man, he was an All-American baseball player, drafted by the New York Yankees straight out of high school. He was also listed by Essence Magazine as one of the most eligible bachelors in America for his good looks and success. If that were not enough, Jason retired from baseball and re-invented himself as a leading, award-winning entrepeneur.

Besides being a model of success for his 3 sons and celebrating his engagement to fiance Marshawn Evans, Jason is on a mission to teach other young men how to make the transition from successful athlete to outstanding businessman. Black Voices got a chance to catch up with Jason.

1) What do you do for a living?

I own an industrial packaging company. We sell corrugated boxes, bags, films, pallets, and we also provide warehousing and storage.

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Anonymous said...

WHY THE HELL IS HE IN ESSENCE'S AUGUST ISSUE AS AN AVAILABLE BACHELOR IF HE IS ENGAGED? He doesn't sound like a doright man at all - he sounds all wrong!

JSW said...

I TOTALLY AGREE! Some man of God He is! If this is not the case...he needs to clear this up. This is definitely not the image that we want representing the Kingdom of God or representation to our young black men that may look up to him!