Tag: Soberiety

Back to School

Fall semester is here! Fall classes at Colorado Mountain College started this Monday and the Jaywalker U students are ready to raise the bar even higher. JWU students are shooting for an even higher GPA than last semester which came in at a 3.88. Jaywalker students are ready to kick it in to high gear. Some students are taking 20 credit hours while others are trying to balance their full time school with part time employment. Let’s have another sober successful semester and best of luck to all the Jaywalker alumni students. Donnie Hagenbart Program Coordinator Jaywalker U

Hoop Dreams with Chris Herren

Sober or Not, it’s hard to always feel worthy.” Former NBA player Chris Herren, who celebrated 5 years sober on August 1st I had been vaguely aware of Chris Herren’s story, but not until I read a recently published story interviewing him on how his life has changed in his 5 years sober, did I begin to realize what a truly inspirational journey Chris has taken. That journey has been filled with triumph and tragedy and most recently a tale of renewal and redemption. I gained a little more insight from a Jaywalker alum who had the opportunity to hear Chris tell his story at a local Jail a year ago. Danny S. related that ” his story was crazy, I mean i’ve heard a fair amount of addict stories but, his was over the top. It was also heartfelt and inspiring and I still remember it.” Today, Chris spends…

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