Now What? Northern Iowa Standout Jacqui Kalin, searching for her identity.

January 17th, 2018 · 21 mins 3 secs

About this Episode

After playing six seasons as one of the best women’s basketball players at Northern Iowa and receiving two degrees, Jacqui went pro. Playing basketball for two years in Israel then coming back to Iowa to coach at Drake University for just one season.

At that point, the passion for the game continued to subside from her Senior season. Jacqui found she didn’t have an identity away from basketball. In this episode, we will talk through her past success and struggles. What she has done since leaving the game she loved and how she still is looking for her “What’s next?” answer. Check out the article she was featured in about her challenges.

Jersey2Job will be working with Jacqui to help her find her way forward through the What Motivates Me program and Career Adventure mapping. Jacqui said she heard from many other like her, if you also are having experience with this, message us at

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