Tough love

Ollie Johnson is a Philadelphia native and former NBA Basketball player. He was a Temple University stand-out at guard, before earning a professional career with Portland Trail Blazers, New Orleans Jazz, Kansas City Kings, Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, and Philadelphia 76ers. He is the Director of Athletics at the Community College of Philadelphia.

Ollie Johnson visited the Institute for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development at Neumann University to share some stories of how his experiences in basketball taught him that it’s necessary to hear that you must “dig deeper” in order to “do better.”

(Interview by the Institute for Sport, Spirituality and Character Development / Camera by Neumann University Department of Media Services / Editing by Ryan Haswell, Communications Intern, ISSCD)

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