July 3, 2012 BY John Kim
At any given moment, at any location in the world, an uplifting story is told through sport. Jordan Brand explored four of these stories through its Jordan Brand #RiseAbove Documentaries, beginning with an inspirational story from Iraq and continuing in Dallas, Leishan Village, and Chicago. The first leg of the Jordan Brand #RiseAbove Documentaries begins in Iraq where a worthy spotlight is shone on Laylan, a 20-year-old Iraqi girl who fights against the pressure of her country’s traditional gender roles and rises to become a leader of her all-female basketball team, surpassing the expectations of being a “stay at home” girl. Continue on for a look at #RiseAbove Expectations and stay tuned to Sneaker News as we will keep you updated on the next segment of the Jordan Brand #RiseAbove Documentaries!