New York Yankee Curtis Granderson's marketing professor, David Koehler, recalls the centerfielder's eagerness to learn. "He wanted the opportunity to have a career after baseball. He knew that education was the key."

"When I was drafted aftermy junior year of college, David pushed me to keep pursuing my degree," says Curtis. "His dedication and enthusiasm kept me focused."

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