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The Greatest High School Speech Of All-Time: Optimism IS Key

Apollos Hester Speech


In the fall of 2014, Georgetown, Texas’ East View High School made up a two-touchdown deficit to edge Vandegrift 42-41. Following the game, Patriots wide receiver Apollos Hester delivered a masterful postgame interview that quickly went viral. So naturally, it sparked an optimism is key podcast.


Now, I promise I am not making up studies myself. Trained psychologists really have researched how much happier and more successful people can/will be if they practice more optimism over pessimism… I also discussed a couple stories from successful people who clearly stayed optimistic throughout their journey… Otherwise, they would have failed and failed badly. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Plus, check out my personal Twitter and Instagram!

Written by Sami Jarjour

The Co-Founder of Sports ON Tap & Host of "Stuff That Matters w/ Sami Jarjour" Podcast & Co-Host of "That Being Said Podcast w/ George & Sami Jarjour."

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