Former NFL Football Star Shifts into Role of Scholar, Defies Dumb Black Jock Sterotype

Source: Christina Sturdivan/DiverseEducation.com  Dr. Pellom McDaniels describes himself as a conundrum in the world of higher education. “I’m a former professional football player, who is a scholar with a Ph.D., trying to not only change the perception of how Black men are seen in America and globally, but to use my own passion to inspire university students to develop the skills …