Kevin Sheppard worked hard to become a professional basketball player. But when he didn't make the NBA draft, he took an offer in Iran.
An athlete from the US Virgin Islands, transplanted to Tehran. There were the last-minute, at-the-buzzer wins and oodles of intercultural miscommunication. But his taboo friendships with three young Iranian women made Kevin's story really worth hearing.
You'll meet Kevin next weekend, on the show I’m producing called “Seekers.”
Meanwhile, here's a trailer to the film they made about him: