Name of AAPI FigureJeremy Lin
What is the person’s Asian heritage or ethnicity?Chinese (Taiwanese ethnicity)
Area of InfluenceAthletic
Date of birth or time period23-Aug-88
How did this individual make a contribution to their field or to society/culture at large?He was the first Asian American to play in the NBA and win the championship.
Why did you choose this person? What about their story speaks to you?Jeremy Lin is a great basketball player. He always kept on trying and never gave up. He has a close relationship with God.
Submitted byDaniel Tang
City, StateWeston MA