🏀Yvon Joseph  is a retired Haitian basketball player. He played collegiately at Georgia Tech and appeared in one game in the National Basketball Association. Joseph was the first native Haitian to play college basketball in the United States.

Joseph, a center from Cap-Haïtien, Haiti, had never played organized basketball in 1980 when he was discovered by a coach from Miami Dade College and was offered a scholarship to the school.A former volleyball player, Joseph picked up the game quickly, leading the team to an undefeated regular season in his sophomore campaign and reaching the NJCAA Tournament final, falling to Spud Webb and Midland College in overtime. He then moved to Georgia Tech to play for coach Bobby Cremins, where he played from 1982 to 1985. He teamed with future NBA players Mark Price and John Salley to lead the Yellow Jackets to their first Atlantic Coast Conference title and the regional finals of the 1985 NCAA Tournament. For his Georgia Tech career, Joseph scored 758 points (11.7 per game) and 446 rebounds (6.9 per game).

After basketball, Joseph became a businessman who provides water-purification systems to developing countries. Thanks @haitiathletes @ms_simplylavish the heads up! #lunionsuite #haitianatlhletes #basketball #haitianhistory #vintagehaiti

🏀Yvon Joseph is a retired Haitian basketball player. He played collegiately at Georgia Tech and appeared in one game in the National Basketball Association. Joseph was the first native Haitian to play college basketball in the United States.

Joseph, a center from Cap-Haïtien, Haiti, had never played organized basketball in 1980 when he was discovered by a coach from Miami Dade College and was offered a scholarship to the school.A former volleyball player, Joseph picked up the game quickly, leading the team to an undefeated regular season in his sophomore campaign and reaching the NJCAA Tournament final, falling to Spud Webb and Midland College in overtime. He then moved to Georgia Tech to play for coach Bobby Cremins, where he played from 1982 to 1985. He teamed with future NBA players Mark Price and John Salley to lead the Yellow Jackets to their first Atlantic Coast Conference title and the regional finals of the 1985 NCAA Tournament. For his Georgia Tech career, Joseph scored 758 points (11.7 per game) and 446 rebounds (6.9 per game).

After basketball, Joseph became a businessman who provides water-purification systems to developing countries. Thanks @haitiathletes @ms_simplylavish the heads up! #lunionsuite #haitianatlhletes #basketball #haitianhistory #vintagehaiti

A Haiti‬ Amputees’ Story of Survival Will Premiere at Portland Film Festival

A Haiti‬ Amputees’ Story of Survival Will Premiere at Portland Film Festival

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This amazing documentary  will show how the 2010 earthquake amputees helped Haiti overcome stigmas and prejudice. According to Yahoonews:

A documentary about hope and healing in the midst of the horrific aftermath of Haiti’s 2010 earthquake will…

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