My initial thought going into an interview with an athlete who is working with a random company to push a product or idea is that they’re going to be so boring that I’d rather be anywhere than on a phone with these guys. They don’t want to be there. I’d rather be on the couch. Podcast Paul would rather be watching his beloved NBA. You get the idea.
Then Richard Jefferson comes on, gets his pitch out of the way and then starts talking like a guy who is going to have a long career in a TV pop culture roll — if he wants it (he does and mentions Strahan’s career).
It’s pretty hard RJ has been around for 17 seasons now. He has that one title in his pocket and has a chance to win another just a few days before his 37th birthday in June.
Thanks to Boston Scientific for the interview opportunity.