Former Clemson cross country star Wayne Coffman has spent a life giving back at his alma mater. The runner turned track coach turned academic advisor now works with football players, ensuring they’re applying themselves in the classroom.
Cal football player Nick Forbes credits the school’s Summer Bridge program for helping him acclimate to college life. Forbes paid it forward after he settled at Cal, working as a program advisor and helping incoming freshmen adapt to campus.
Kendric Maple was a national champion wrestler at Oklahoma. He may have graduated, but he hasn’t left the school behind. Now, he’s working as an assistant wrestling coach as he pursues a master’s degree in higher education.