Inspired by individuals from around the globe, Jordan brand is bringing these unique and uplifting stories of inspiration to film in a four-part documentary series entitled Rise Above. The first film, Rise Above Expectations, was released yesterday.
It’s about an Iraqi girl who falls in love with basketball in a country where tradition says she shouldn’t. Laylan, a determined girl, rises above expectations to become a college basketball player despite the cultural challenges surrounding her.
The remaining documentaries will run each week during the month of July. Locations of the documentaries include Iraq, Dallas, Leishan Village and Chicago.
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