Team Frugal: Jimmy Conrad
Being frugal is about more than being stingy with your money. It means being prudent, smart and economical with your finances and career decisions. Every Tuesday, we share profiles of athletes that exemplify what it means to be A Frugal Athlete.
If you see all the wonderful things Jimmy Conrad is doing now, you wouldn’t assume that he struggled like many other professional athletes after retiring. Conrad had a stellar career that included All Star games and World Cup appearances but it wasn’t until he took advantage of what made him so great on the field where he found passion off the field.
Jimmy Conrad identifies as a Doer and Dreamer and that is exactly what he’s doing now. With his own brand agency, youtube channel, and involvement in various soccer consulting, Conrad has taken his talents all over the world.
You may remember Jimmy Conrad when we spoke about his insights when he spoke at a Major League Soccer Players meeting. He credits saying yes and intentional networking as two key reasons to why he’s now in a successful place. Jimmy Conrad didn’t have a VC backing him when he first started his youtube channel, he just went out and did it. Now his channel boast over 100k subscribers and continues to grow. Jimmy Conrad is a great example of what it means to be a frugal athlete at the end of the day. When one dream ends it’s important to find new dreams and not only dream but do just as Jimmy Conrad has.