What’s your impression of a NASCAR crewman? Jorden Paige probably doesn’t fit it, but he soon might. The jackman for the No. 23 car, driven by Bubba Wallace, Paige didn’t grow up following the sport, and his sport of choice was football. He worked his way through a NASCAR internship and quickly fell in love with the job of jackman. The agility and athleticism required to rush the quarterback from the defensive end position comes in handy when you jump the wall, jack up a 3,300-pound car with two quick pumps and throw a tire on the car, and then run around the car and do it again—all in 13 seconds. Listen in and find out how Jorden can become a future face of the sport.

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