This week on Agee & Gates, Actor and former ball player, Newton Mayenge drops by to talk about his Hoop Dreams origin story. The Charlotte native is currently featured in Adam McKay's hit show Winning Time on HBO Max where he plays former Marquette legend and NBA Champ with the LA Lakers, Jim Chones. Newton appears as a part of the star studded cast alongside such greats as Wood Harris, John C. Reilly, Sally Field, Jason Segal, Adrian Brody, Spencer Garrett and many others. Newton talks with Will Gates and Arthur Agee about his early years growing up in Charlotte, how he ended up playing pro-basketball in Germany and the car accident that changed his life and put him on the path to acting. Don’t miss this episode as Newton gives some serious life lessons for listeners looking to pursue any career where the competition is high and grind is real. Listen and Subscribe on Apple, Spotify, YouTube and all your podcast platforms.
Hosted by Will Gates and Arthur Agee
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Written by Matt Hoffar, Will Gates and Arthur Agee
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