Ask the Impossible

Jia Jiang MBA'09, author of Rejection Proof, returns to conduct five "rejection attempts" 

Jia Jiang MBA'09, author of Rejection Proof, spent 100 days getting people to turn him down and gained "the courage to ask anything from anyone, no matter how big or crazy the request," he says.

In April Jiang returned to Duke and conducted five "rejection attempts" -- the term he coined for asking strangers for far-fetched favors -- in honor of Duke's fifth national basketball championship win.

Watch as Jiang attempts to get rejected at Duke:

Rejection Attempt #1: Ask a UNC Student to Swap Shirts

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rejection Attempt #2: Ask to be a Duke Student's Personal Tutor

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rejection Attempt #3: Ask a Group of Duke Students to Sing the Alma Mater

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rejection Attempt #4: Ask a Duke Alumnus to Teach a Duke Cheer

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rejection Attempt #5: Ask a Duke Employee to Recreate a Commencement Experience

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learn more about Jia Jiang and read an excerpt from Rejection Proof by visiting www.fearbuster.com.