Royce White running for Congress in Minnesota

Former college basketball star Royce White has announced he is running for Congress, it was announced Tuesday.

White is running for Minnesota’s fifth seat in Congress, which is currently held by Democrat Ilhan Omar. The former Iowa player is running for Republican, and she is one of three players competing against her.

In a two-minute, 20-second clip, White announced his nomination using a video montage of analysts commenting on his character as well as an audio commentary from him.

You can watch White’s Full campaign video here.

“Ten years ago, I took over the NBA and the establishment,” he said in his video monologue. “I said that mental health was one of the greatest issues we face. And I was willing to give up my dream of fighting for people I had never met before. I took the lead when others wouldn’t.”