40 Under 40, Class of 2019

Jamel Sekoe White


Mississippi School for the Deaf

Job Title

Varsity Boys Basketball Head Coach


White is a former member of the USA Deaf Olympics Basketball team. He uses basketball as an inspirational tool to help young deaf children overcome barriers and develop a drive to be successful in life. His team has won the Mason Dixon Deaf Basketball Championships (twice) and was the NDIAA Division II Team of the Year (2017). White was recently honored by Kobe Bryant and the Rachael Ray show in March 2019.