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I Am What I Learn: Myron Rolle

FSU football star Myron Rolle discusses the importance of education.

Ever since I was a kid, I dreamed of playing in the NFL.  But I also have career aspirations beyond the playing field.  One day I plan to be a brain surgeon and I realized at an early age that this would never be possible unless I placed a premium on my studies.  Therefore, while pursuing my football dreams, I made sure to also stay focused in the classroom. It is this emphasis on education that inspired me to postpone my NFL career to study as a Rhodes Scholar in Oxford University. You can watch my story here:

Education has also played an important role in the career of Houston Rocket Shane Battier.  Watch his story here: