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Clint Richardson Jimmy V Dont give up dont ever give upJim Valvano1 This quote was made famous by Jim Valvano in the last couple years of his life Though Jimmy V knew that he would soon die he was still able to use this quote in the waning moments of his life He had the never give up kind of attitude One that many people try and emulate today In my opinion though he was the pinnacle of this style of living Jim Valvano will always be remembered as one of sports greatest heroes because of the life that he lived for his tremendous courage and leadership on and off the court Jim Valvano lived a life that anyone would be very proud of He was born on March 10 1946 in New York Jim Valvano1 He would attend Seaford high school and later move onto Rutgers University At Rutgers he earned a degree in English and was named Senior Athlete of the year in 1967 1 At the end of his college career he was Rutgers 21st all-time leading scorer with a total of 1122 points He would end up coaching his first year out of college at John Hopkins University for just one year His team would go 10-9 which was their first winning wining season in 24 years 1 Jim Valvano then had three years off from coaching It was during this time that he would build his family In just those short years he was able to get married and have 2 baby girls Katz Jimmy Vs life was now at a bit of a stand still He was not sure if he wanted to get back into teaching and coaching or just teaching He knew that with coaching he would be away from his family a lot but basketball was his passion so he hated to be away from the game In 1971 he thought he had
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