AthMindset | Out of Pain, Into Purpose with Sylvester Long Jr | SportsEpreneur Podcast

AthMindset | Out of Pain, Into Purpose with Sylvester Long, Jr

The pain you endure in life is a part of your journey toward your purpose! Our guest, Sylvester Long, Jr has a goal is to help you turn your pain into your purpose!

In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with Sylvester Long, Jr, motivational speaker, author, and former athlete.

Sylvester shares his stories that include bullying, dyslexia, and therapy.

More about Sylvester from his LinkedIn page:

“My goal is to share my testimony and let others know that the pain we experience in life is temporary. Even though the pain is temporary, and it hurts, it is a part of our journey and our purpose and vision that is defined, designed, and destined for our lives!”

Recent tweets from Sylvester:



Your presence on earth is proof that you are necessary. You have value. You have an assignment. You have a purpose!

Don’t give up! Things will not be easy! Continue to push with perseverance to purpose!

This is the AthMindset Podcast Series on SportsEpreneur. And it’s all about mental health in sports.

From Lisa:

I’m Lisa Bonta Sumii and this is the AthMindset Podcast Series on SportsEpreneur. 

This podcast series is a space for conversations with athletes, coaches, practitioners, and stakeholders in sports. And it’s where those individuals share their perspectives, experiences, and thoughts on mental health in sports. 

Eric Kasimov of SportsEpreneur is generously hosting the AthMindset Podcast Series on his platform as he deeply believes that these conversations are essential and deserve to be prioritized.

This is the AthMindset Podcast Series on SportsEpreneur. SportsEpreneur — the content platform where sports, entrepreneurship, and mental health collide!

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