Jeremy Lin: Faith, Joy, and Basketball
The Most Surprising Sports Hero of Our Time
From avid sports fans to casual culture-watchers, it seems no one can get enough of Jeremy Lin. He captured the attention of the nation in just a few weeks’ time as he went from unknown underdog to rescuer of the woebegone New York Knicks. Everything from his race (Asian-American) to his alma mater (Harvard) has made Lin one of the most unusual sports stars in years. But what forces have shaped Jeremy Lin into who he is today, and what motivates him to keep striving toward his goals?
Bestselling, award-winning author Ted Kluck uses his unique backgrounds in sports writing and faith writing to uncover the fascinating world of an out-of-nowhere star who continues to surprise.
Ted Kluck is a freelance writer specializing in sports and faith. He has written eight books, including Dallas and the Spitfire, and his work has appeared in such places as ESPN the Magazine, and Christianity Today. His first book won a Christianity Today Book of the Year award. Ted lives in Grand Ledge, Michigan, with his wife and two sons.