The rise of Giannis Antetokounmpo began with black immigrants who grew up in Greece, where he dealt with racism and xenophobia.
The current president’s MVP fears that his parents will be deported every day and has been working hard to find food until he was granted citizenship when he was 18.
He is driven by basketball. But his family also inspired him: “I didn’t do it for me. There are six people behind me.”
Watch the origin story of the Milwaukee Bucks Superstar: