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Hustle & Motivate: Former Professional Goalkeeper Jesse Bradley

Jesse Bradley interview with Hustle & Motivate podcast presented by Joker Mag, the home of the underdog.
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On Hustle & Motivate, we sit down with real-life underdogs in the world of sports, entertainment, and more. Through insightful and thought-provoking conversations, we uncover the stories behind these impressive individuals.

We touch on everything — their mindset, how they got started, what they’re up to now, and how they overcame adversity on the path to greatness.

The aim is to show you what you’re capable of.

Realizing that a simple mindset shift opens up a world of possibilities.  Because in the end, you can do anything you believe you can achieve.

Jesse Bradley is a former professional goalkeeper who played in Africa and Scotland. He’s also a radio host, podcaster, author, and pastor at Grace Community Church in Auburn, Washington.

Since he was 3-years-old, Jesse’s mission was to be a professional athlete. He played three sports in high school and was a goalkeeper at Dartmouth where he won two Ivy League championships.

Jesse Bradley interview on Hustle & Motivate, presented by, the home of the underdog.
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While Jesse was playing professional soccer in Zimbabwe, he was prescribed a drug called Lariam to protect against malaria. The controversial drug built up toxic levels in his system, forcing him out of the game and into a battle for his life. 

Through those dark times, Jesse learned extremely valuable lessons that can help anyone dealing with adversity.

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Division III baseball alum (McDaniel College) and founder of Joker Mag. Sharing underdog stories to inspire the next generation.



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