Johnson Receives Degree from Georgia Tech
Just in Time for Mother’s Day
|NFL Pro Returned to Tech Nearly Every Off Season Until Goal was Met|
PHOTO: DANNY KARNIK
“I’m representing not only myself but my family and community. There are a lot of people supporting me, especially kids who might look up to me. It hasn’t been a cakewalk, this is my third semester coming back here to finish. This is the final push, and I’m doing the best I can.” –Michael Johnson
Even with rigors and rewards of being in a professional athlete, the studious, and steady Selma, Alabama native never lost sight of his educational goals or his promise to his mother. Michael was determined to complete his education no matter how long it took. The Cincinnati Bengals defensive end 1st enrolled at Tech in Fall, 05 thru Spring, 08 before being drafted my the NFL. He returned during his off seasons Spring semesters ’11, ’13 and finally this year at last earning his degree at the university he set out at.
Read the interview RamblinWreck.com with Michael Johnson about his journey back to school at Georgia Tech
NFL Baller Tackles Long Time Goal Just in Time for Mother’s Day was originally published on wchbnewsdetroit.com