By now, we’ve all seen what Michigan star Jabrill Peppers can do on the field.
But his off-the-field story makes Peppers’ rise from East Orange, New Jersey, all the more impressive. On Saturday, that story was featured on ESPN College GameDay.
The story, reported by Gene Wojciechowski, details Peppers’ relationship with his father, who was incarcerated when Peppers was 7 years old and released prior to his senior year of high school.
Watch by clicking the link below:
Jabrill Peppers knows pain. His whole life has been filled with it.
Now, he's turning tragedy into triumph at UM. https://t.co/NWs12zIX1o
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 29, 2016
Earlier this week, Peppers was also featured by Big Ten Network’s “The Journey.”