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VIDEO: Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette talks with Chinese news station about Basketball, Mormon Faith, and more

Former BYU Basketball player Jimmer Fredette interviews with Chinese news station

Jimmer Fredette leaves the court after BYU's win over Gonzaga in the Third Round of the NCAA Tournament on March 19, 2011 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. Photo By Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via Getty Images

“Jimmermania” took the college basketball world by storm during BYU’s 2010-2011 season, and now it has made its way overseas to China.

After averaging nearly 40 points a game and beating Yao Ming’s Chinese basketball records, a Chinese news station sat down with the Shanghai Sharks star.

Here is that interview in its entirety:

Jimmer still seems like his humble and genuine self, which helped make him such a national icon during his senior season at BYU.

It remains unclear whether Jimmer will remain in China or try once again to play in the NBA, but he is making a name for himself in the world’s most populous nation.