Jaren Jackson Jr., Joakim Noah join student leaders for MLK discussion

Grizzlies Jaren Jackson Jr. & Joakim Noah were featured guests on an MLK panel for student leaders at Clayborn Temple. (Photo: Lee Eric Smith)

While the Grizzlies continue to struggle on the court, they seldom come up short when it come to their annual Martin Luther King Jr. observations.

On what would have been King’s 90th birthday, Grizzlies rookie Jaren Jackson Jr. and Joakim Noah joined a group of young people from Grizzlies Prep and other schools for a discussion about King’s legacy at Clayborn Temple.

Check out the discussion above. And I caught up with the players briefly afterwards for a few questions: