I can and I will be a better person. Thank you Jimmy V

By Nick Childs

I know I can’t reach the eloquence of speech that Coach Jim Valvano had and still continues to carry on through his legacy today. He is impossible to match, but this is my tribute to a man that I greatly admire.

ESPN celebrates Jimmy V week every year at the beginning of the college basketball season to celebrate his life as well as raise more money for cancer research. This is that week.

What impresses me the most is that Jimmy V wasn’t the type of person that used his position of power within society to push his own agenda to advance himself. He used his power to try to change the world for the better. And that he did, to say the least.

It wasn’t until I really tried to learn about