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Jansen Van Grinsven

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Four Years of Wheaton Football: Lessons and Relationships for a Lifetime

Posted by Jansen Van Grinsven on Mar 16, 2017 9:17:46 AM

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“Personal glory is a bad motivator. Revenge is a bad motivator. But playing for a cause is the greatest motivator in the world.” — Coach Mike Swider, Head Football Coach

My four years playing football at Wheaton have been filled with joy and pain, but through the Christ-centered focus of the program – and the men in the program – I am able to see the constant blessing it has been to me. With only one catch for nine yards my sophomore year as the peak of my career statistically speaking, my time at Wheaton hasn’t been what I had initially envisioned.

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Topics: Athletics