Jeremy Bhandari (born June 19, 1996) is an American author who pens projects for people who aspire to become the best in whatever they decide to put energy towards. His debut project, Trust The Grind, a self-help story involving 16 world-class athletes, reached #1 on Amazon’s Teen and Young Adult Personal Fitness & Exercise Bestseller list.
Early life and education
Bhandari was born on June 19, 1996, in Ashland, MA. His mother gave birth to him in her home bedroom.
Jeremy’s earliest memories of storytelling come from when he was in elementary school. He often recalls writing scripts of baseball games in which one team would always make an epic comeback in the final inning.
The aspiring creative graduated from Ashland High School in 2014 and enrolled at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he went on to receive his Bachelor of Arts in Communication.
Following graduation, Jeremy began working at ESPN as a Sports Researcher in July 2018. At ESPN, Bhandari created original content that was used on Sports Center, The Paul Finebaum Show, SEC NOW, and other studio productions. He left in February 2020 to pursue a storytelling career.
In 2019, Bhandari signed a literary contract with Mango Publishing. He released his debut project, Trust The Grind, in April 2020.
Trust The Grind: How World-Class Athletes Got To The Top
Trust The Grind includes one-on-one interviews with Chipper Jones, Jason Kidd, Mike Modano, Terrell Owens, Georges St-Pierre, Gary Player, Ryan Lochte, Ryan Sheckler, Paige VanZant, Deena Kastor, Manny Pacquiao, Jimmie Johnson, Devin Hester, Andruw Jones, Luis Gonzalez, and Tim Hudson.
The book outlines productive tendencies that helped the athletes reach the pinnacle of their profession. Habits discussed include setting goals, developing self-confidence, staying active, and making sacrifices, among others.
Presently, Jeremy is working on a fitness-based project.
Jeremy resides in Austin, TX. Beyond writing, he enjoys working out, listening to hip hop music, and spending time with positive people.