117 – How to be an NBA Mascot with Jeff Goodin


Have you ever wondered who is the person in the costume of your favorite team’s mascot? Jeff Goodin can tell you!

He began his career by performing in dunking shows with the Daredevils, and eventually became the mascot for the Boston Celtics and the Dallas Mavericks.

In this episode, Jeff shares how he became an NBA mascot, the story of how he started dunking with the Daredevils, and how to build connections to get to where you want to go.


  • The importance of taking a chance on your dream.
  • How can you “fake it until you make it”?
  • The importance of getting your foot in the door.
  • How can you continue moving up to bigger things?
  • Why it’s okay to make a fool of yourself sometimes!
  • Is there a way to disregard negativity, and keep on?
  • And so much more!


  • What is Jeff’s advice for beginning a career in professional sports?
  • Jeff’s first star-struck moment before the game.
  • Why Jeff was memorable and a must-watch!

If you enjoyed this episode and want to hear a few additional minutes of the interview, Click here to get the exclusive bonus material.


1 reply
  1. Tam Pham
    Tam Pham says:

    Really enjoyed this episode, Grant! Keep up the great work. Show notes & podcast are always on point 🙂


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