EKU FOOTBALL | How Football helped Justin Adekoya turn his life around

04/13/2016 11:30 AM

Justin Adekoya has turned his life around, thanks in part to Football, Fortitude, and Faith. The EKU Senior Offensive Lineman grew up very hard. Many times he went to bed hungry. His oldest brother went to jail, and then after getting out, passed away.

It was not easy, but through a lot of hard work on and off the field, Justin has turned his life around. He hopes to one day play in the NFL, but he is not putting all his eggs in one basket. Adekoya is studying to become a Social Worker. And if his grades are any indication, Justin will be a good one. Over the past two semesters, the Chicago Native has a perfect 4.0 average.

Justin and the Colonels are preparing for their Spring Football game this Saturday. Here is Justin’s story, on and off the field It’s a story he is ultimately proud of.

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