While doing our research, we learned that Jeremy Lin has not only become the face of the Asian-American community, but also the Christian one. Take a look at his “secret handshake” with Landry Fields that he describes as a testimony of his faith: Click here.
But we also thought it necessary to question his potential impact had he not come from where he did…
What if Jeremy Lin were to have gotten drafted straight from high school, didn’t attend Harvard, and wasn’t of Christian faith? This would diminish several elements of the model minority myth that he currently possesses. Would he have gained such a large fan base?
What are your thoughts?