Cardale Jones Puts His Education First

cardalejones

Reposted from WKYC.com:

At the Zelma George Rec Center on the east side, the buzz was all about Cardale Jones. The Glenville kid who made good, and then chose to stay in school when the NFL was knocking.

“He just showed there’s other things than just sports we be so quick to jump to the money,” said Rassia Mickler, who was at the rec center with her son, Tristan. “It wasn’t about the money. for him it was about the education.” Ten-year-old Tristan kept it real: “He wasn’t ready for the NFL. He only played three games.”

But Rassia’s message is not lost on her son, who is wise beyond his years speaking on his idol, Cardale. “He inspired me today because he picked education before the NFL,” said Tristan. “Education comes before sports. My mom always tells me that, always. Without education, you can’t go anywhere in life.”

Read More…

One thought on “Cardale Jones Puts His Education First

Share your thinking!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s