Emmanuel Acho is a bestselling author of the new book "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man." He's also the creator and host of the popular YouTube series of the same name.
Acho grew up in Dallas, Texas and played college football at the University of Texas. He was selected in the 6th round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns. His NFL career spanned four seasons with the Browns, Eagles and Giants. Following his playing career, Emmanuel would launch a successful broadcasting career at ESPN and now currently with Fox Sports.
On this episode of the podcast, Emmanuel Acho shares how "Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man" was born, becoming a New York Times bestselling author, the most uncomfortable conversation he's ever had, connecting with Oprah Winfrey and how he's staying grounded in his faith as his platform has increased.
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