07: Using Your Platform for Your Community with 5X MLB All-Star Adam Jones

In this episode, 5X MLB All-Star and 4X Gold Glove winner, Adam Jones joins the show. Adam and Torrey talk about:

  • What it’s like living, playing, and most importantly, EATING in Japan (1:30)
  • Moving on from your “home city” throughout your career (8:00) 
  • Should athletes be role models? (15:00)
  • Giving back to Baltimore & helping the city progress (24:00)
  • Using your platform and voice as an athlete to cause change (32:30)
  • Advice to athletes coming up & supporting your community (48:00)  
  • Torrey’s Take (51:38)

About Trending Thoughts:

Trending Thoughts is a podcast hosted by 2x Super Bowl Champ Torrey Smith that is designed to entertain, spur debate, and to provide new ideas for our community across a variety of topics including sports, news, politics, parenting, and a lot more. Torrey will bring his unique commentary to each episode as we discuss what’s trending, feature guest interviews, and host unique conversations from the casual to the controversial.

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