John Amaechi

John Amaechi, is a psychologist and former professional basketball player (inaugurated in the NBA hall of fame). He is a New York Times best-selling author and social entrepreneur working in both the US and Europe. In the UK John works with his own charity, as well as local and national governments to harness the power of young people through holistic sporting centres for urban communities (AmaechiBasketball). John was recognized by the British government and the Queen with his appointment as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2011 and is an official Ambassador of the London Olympics 2012.

John Amachi je psiholog i bivši profesionalni košarkaš (upisan u NBA'ov Hall of Fame). Bio je na samom vrhu bestsellera na listi knjiga koje recenzira New York Times. Privatni je poduzetnik s osjećajem društvene odgovornosti koji djeluje u SADu i Europi. U Ujedinjenom Kraljevstvu vodi i vlastitu dobrotvornu fundaciju te pomoću holističkih sportskih centara (AmaechiBasketball) sudjeluje s lokalnim i državnim vlastima za bolje korištenje potencijala mladih u urbanim sredinama. Britanska Vlada i Kraljica su ga 2011. odlikovali titulom Officer of the Order of the British Empire (Časnik Reda Britanskog imperija), a sada je i službeni ambasador londonske Olimpijade 2012.