El Estoque

Squad names: the story behind the BIBs and the Chads

The BIBs pose in front of a McLaren at Cupertino Main Street. Photo used with permission of Akshay Bharadwaj

Roshan Fernandez and Herman Saini

August 30, 2018

When junior Ajay Keshava first heard someone use the name BIB to describe his friend group in middle school, he felt uneasy. Coined by others at school, the term stood for “B----y Indian Boys.” The group met on the basketball court –– as a result of lunchtime games at Kennedy MS –– and accor...