On April 29th, 2013, NBA player Jason Collins announced he was gay. In doing so, he became the first male athlete in a major professional sport to come out publicly. In an instant Jason Collins? name became known across the United States and the world. Although many people now know who Jason Collins is, in order to truly understand Jason Collins, you must first understand where he came from. This book explores Collins? upbringing, his high school and college careers, and details his breakthrough into the NBA, all the way through his landmark announcement and its immediate aftermath. Collins? amazing courage and life story has fans worldwide wondering where his career will take him next. Inside, you will discover where it all started and learn who Jason Collins really is. From family to basketball to the future, all you need to know about Jason Collins is right here, right now, in the most up to date coverage of his life. This book also includes all of Jason Collins? collegiate and NBA statistics.