This article is a summary of a YouTube video "Shaq on business: You talk to me. Don’t look at my agent" by Graham Bensinger

From Basketball Star to Lawyer: Shaquille O'Neal's Journey

TLDRShaquille O'Neal, the famous basketball player, shares his journey from pursuing a law degree to becoming a successful lawyer. Despite his success in basketball and entertainment, Shaq decided to go back to school to make his mom proud. He obtained a bachelor's degree and later a PhD, proving that he can excel in any field. Now, Shaq aspires to start his own law firm and become the new Johnnie Cochran of law.

Key insights

🏀Shaquille O'Neal initially wanted one of his kids to become a lawyer, but decided to go to law school himself.

🎓Shaq obtained a bachelor's degree and a PhD, proving that education is important to him.

💼In business meetings, Shaq realized the importance of having a business degree, so he pursued a Master's in Business.

💪Despite being a successful basketball player and entertainer, Shaq wanted to challenge himself further and become a lawyer.

🔥Shaq's ultimate goal is to start his own law firm and become the new Johnnie Cochran of law.

Q&A

Why did Shaq decide to go to law school?

Shaq initially wanted one of his kids to become a lawyer, but eventually realized that he, too, had a passion for law and decided to pursue a law degree.

What degrees does Shaq have?

Shaq has a bachelor's degree, a PhD, and a Master's in Business.

Why did Shaq decide to pursue a Master's in Business?

During business meetings, Shaq noticed that having a business degree would give him a better understanding of the discussions. So, he decided to pursue a Master's in Business to enhance his skills and knowledge.

What is Shaq's ultimate goal?

Shaq's ultimate goal is to start his own law firm and become the new Johnnie Cochran of law.

Why is education important to Shaq?

Education is important to Shaq because he believes that continuous learning and personal growth are crucial for success in any field.

Timestamped Summary

00:06Shaq talks about his interest in law and wanting one of his kids to become a lawyer.

00:36Shaq's decision to go back to school to make his mom proud and obtain a bachelor's degree.

01:18Realizing the importance of a business degree in business meetings and deciding to pursue a Master's in Business.

01:49Going to law school and obtaining a PhD, becoming a proud doctor.

02:26Shaq's goal to start his own law firm and become the new Johnnie Cochran of law.