Bahn: Former Razorback Jonathon Modica Earns Doctorate, Provides Inspiration For Athletes

by Chris Bahn  on Tuesday, May. 17, 2011 11:45 am  

Former Arkansas basketball player Jonathon Modica recently received his doctorate in higher education from the College of Education and Health Professions. (Mark Wagner)

This story is from the archives of ArkansasSports360.com.

Athletic careers rarely end on the athlete's terms. It's not often a basketball player, for example, will hang up the high tops before injury or diminishing skills force retirement upon him. Athletes find their worth in competition and often struggle to see purpose beyond their athletic accomplishments. Which makes what Dr. Jonathon Modica has accomplished even more noteworthy.

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