“When they count me out, I’ll make them look up. Like oh man, is that him? When they count me out again, they look up again. Is that him? But the funny thing is it’s not about me. No, it is my faith that’s driven me this far and I’m only here because my purpose is bigger than myself.” – Charles Baines

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In episode 44 of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with Professional Basketball player Charles Baines about his journey and the importance of working by faith.

In this conversation, Charles walks us through his journey and how he almost didn’t even pursue the game of basketball after high school. It took a family member believing in him saying you can do this to inspire him to enroll in a junior college and the grind hasn’t stopped since. Charles gives great tips that he shares for anybody in life to not give up even when you face a level of adversity. From not being recruited to junior college, to barely playing in college to now overseas in Australia. Charles Baines journey is a testimony that if you’re willing to put in the work, it is all possible.

Charles’s story is inspiring for any athlete in any athlete could use some motivation to keep going and that they aren’t alone. Follow along Charles journey on social media.



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