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04/05/2013 02:48 pm ET Updated Jun 05, 2013

Jobstacles: Slam-Dunking as a Career

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe.

By: Jenny Bolario, Chaz Hubbard and Denise Tejada

What's the path to that dream job? How does one job lead to another? Youth Radio finds out in our series Jobstacles.

"Professional Slam-Dunker" isn't a common job title, but Jesus Ibn El makes his living flipping, spinning and dunking before huge audiences. El says, "It's not just young people working jobs they don't like. There are a lot of adults working jobs that they absolutely despise, but it pays the bills." That's not the case for El though. Watch the video to find out how he made his passion into a career (and enjoy his amazing acrobatic stunts while you're at it).


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