This month, we’re highlighting some of the people who helped inspire the PLAYMAKERSSMand RePLAYSMseason #IRL. Check out all of their stories in the Career Connections sections of our season guides!

Jay Flores is a great friend and supporter of FIRST®. You may have recently seen him on our Instagram LIVE series “Changing the Game” powered by Rockwell Automation. In the series, Jay has live conversations with people who are changing the game in the world of sports.

Jay is a Global STEM Ambassador at FIRST® LEGO® League Global Sponsor Rockwell Automation. He helped design the FIRST® Robotics Competition experience and also helped FIRST create strategies to reach more kids!

Jay is also no stranger to the small screen – he’s been on two athletic competition TV shows: Exalton Estados Unidos on Telemundo (2019) and BattleFrog League Championship on ESPN (2016).

Jay is a STEM superhero in his own right thanks to all the work he does to support FIRST and STEM education, but who are his STEM superheroes? All the FIRST LEGO League students solving real problems in their communities!

As Jay cheers on teams this season, he has one key piece of advice:
Invent the change you want to see in the world!