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Listen to Joel Penton's Assembly

Joel Penton is a graduate of The Ohio State University and played 5 years of football for the Buckeyes. He was a member of 3 Big Ten championship teams, a member of the National Championship team, and a 4-time Academic All-Big Ten selection.

In his senior year, Joel received the prestigious Wuerffel Trophy, also known as the HUMANITARIAN HEISMAN. The Trophy is a national award that recognizes the one college football player in the entire country who best combines exemplary community service with athletic and academic achievement. After graduating from OSU, Joel turned down an opportunity to play in the NFL to begin a career in full-time speaking.

Below is a link to YouTube, which shows the motivational speaking of Joel Penton about "committment".


Click Here for the Joel Penton Motivational Talk!

Thank you Pizza Ranch in Dell Rapids for providing this opportunity!

 

   
Author: Deb Gunderson   E-Mail: deb.gunderson@k12.sd.us
 

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