Aug. 10, 2022

Ivan Tchatchouwo: Student Athlete Mental Health

Ivan Tchatchouwo: Student Athlete Mental Health

Host Mark Hochgesang speaks with Ivan Tchatchouwo, the co-founder of The Zone, a company focused on student athlete mental wellness. Ivan reveals how his personal challenges inspired him to help other young athletes overcome their own mental hurdles. 

A wide variety of mental health issues confronting today’s sports world and beyond are addressed, including identity crisis, eating disorders, anxiety and depression and the even the new-found pressures brought about by NIL fame. 

Ivan discusses his transition from Cameroon to New York, his stellar but injury-ridden basketball career and the trials and triumphs of being a tech entrepreneur. 

Ivan & Mark also have fun along the way and give shout outs to Simone Biles, Ohio State’s Ryan Day, Denzel Washington, Jay-Z, and even Napoleon and the Batman villain Bane.

* The Zone Website:
* The Zone's partnership with Morgan Stanley:
* Ivan's Linkedin Profile: