Watch the video below with youth, then use the questions below to have a mentoring conversation with them.

  1. When Jose Cuas struggled as a hitter, what did the Brewers convert him to? How did that move turn out?
  2. What did Jose do after that move didn’t work out? And what did his brother tell him to do?
  3. After not quitting and signing with an Independent League team what happened to Jose?
  4. How did the Pandemic negatively impact Jose? And what did it make him want to do?
  5. Who encouraged Jose to “keep going”? What was his response?
  6. When he finally made it to the majors, what were his results?
  7. How have you handled your own struggles in pursuing your goals or dreams?
  8. Have you had to make any significant changes such as Jose to accomplish your personal goals? What were they and what were your results?
  9. Has the Pandemic negatively impacted you? If so how and how will you bounce back?