In this COVID-19 special edition of Podfire's 'Awesome Humans', we sat down with AFL superstar Jeff White. Jeff's life story opens with his earliest memory involving a scar on his shoulder and his love for football by sharing a childhood memory of playing footy as a kid with a ball and two trees as the goalposts. Having discovered his passion for football, Jeff also played several sports as a child, including basketball and tennis with his father. Jeff shares his relationship with his father and how important his parents were to him and his success.
Later in Jeff's life story, he played in the AFL for 14 years having played 268 games for Fremantle and Melbourne but, there is more to Jeff then just his successful football career. Post football career Jeff opened up about his new life passion. Having started a blog that later turned into a Digital Marketing and Social Media Management company, White Echo.
Jeff shared how he is working from home and sheds a positive light on COVID-19 and the impact it will have on businesses. Jeff talks about his life post footy career in 2017, having suffered from a stroke, and how it affected his life both mentally and physically and changed his mindset on everything. Jeff shared how he is doing today after his surgery and how he is dealing with life three years on. Jeff today lives on the Gold Coast with his three sons, two twin boys who are already following in their father's footsteps with a passion for football and another who aspires to be a young entrepreneur. Click the play button below to listen to the awesome human's story of Jeff White from the comfort of his home and how he is dealing with the impact of COVID-19.