Episode #15 – Jazette Lane-English (Mother of A.J. English III)

Offering a different perspective, this episode focuses on not just what it’s like to be the mom of a professional basketball player but also the wife of one. Wendy welcomes Jazette Lane-English, mother of EuroLeague player A.J. English III and former wife of NBA player A.J. English II. Hear Jazette talk about her experiences in the pro-sports world, including what it was like when her son went un-drafted. With the COVID-19 induced hiatus, Wendy and Jazette talk about what’s next for A.J. and how he’s staying prepared and ready. As a woman of many talents, Jazette talks about the company she and her daughter Aje’ created, SpeakEnglish5, which champions Women in Professional Sports (WIPS) – sharing their stories with the world and the opening of the A.J.English III Sports Academy for underprivileged children that she and her son have started as a way of giving thanks for the blessings in their lives.

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