Justin is a retired twelve-year veteran of Major League Soccer, current Technical Development Manager for Toronto FC, and first Global Sports Initiative Fellow at Harvard's Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. Justin's upbringing along racially divided lines in Cleveland, OH and experience with racism as a youth ignited his passion for fighting injustices. Throughout his championship-winning professional career in Major League Soccer he leveraged his platform to build community, including co-founding Black Players for Change to work for a more inclusive environment in the sport. Since then, Justin has teamed with his peers through organizations like Players Coalition, More Than A Vote, and Common Goal. This research is born out of his view into a lot of the social justice work bei
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