Embracing Role Model Status

Keels, Crystal L.
April 2005
Black Issues in Higher Education;4/7/2005, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p36
Features Michigan State University's basketball player Chris Hill, recipient of the 2005 Arthur Ashe Jr. Male Sports Scholar of the Year. Accomplishments of Hill as an athlete; Academic performance of Hill; Motivational factor in his academic success.


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