Christopher Albert Herren is an American former professional basketball player and motivational speaker. He played in the NBA and several leagues overseas.
On The Gist, the governor of Puerto Rico will not seek reelection. In the interview, Chris Herren’s NBA career ended largely because of drug abuse that started in his teens. Now he speaks to thousands of students about making better choices—not by using the fear tactics often deployed in American schools, but by examining the emotions tied to substance use. Herren’s presentations are the subject of a new ESPN documentary, The First Day.  In the Spiel, Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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Sep 27th, 1975
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30 minutes, 3 seconds
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