On Saturday, 14 Penn State football players earned their degrees. For seniors DeAndre Thompkins and Amani Oruwariye, they earned their second degrees as student athletes. Here is the list of the 12 other Nittany Lions to join the list of Penn State alumni this semester.
- Joe Arcangelo
- Ryan Bates
- Torrence Brown
- Jake Cooper
- Steven Gonzalez
- Sterling Jenkins
- Juwan Johnson
- Jarvis Miller
- Tommy Stevens
- Garrett Taylor
- Kyle Vasey
- Robert Windsor
The players took to Twitter to tout their recent accomplishment.
Lead the way!! Im truly blessed pic.twitter.com/HmD3T8MXxB
— Torrence Brown (@tbrown_19) December 15, 2018
Torrence Brown's college career was cut short, but it's great to see him earn his degree.
Graduate of The Pennsylvania State University!
— Tommy Stevens (@TMS_II) December 15, 2018
Stevens has served as backup to quarterback Trace McSorley and the position of "Lion" was created for him. He is now a Lion for life.
Proud of these men & all of their accomplishments. Their future is bright! Were also grateful for @AcademicsTKPSF & the hard work he & his staff put in year-round! #WeAre #STUDENTAthletes pic.twitter.com/rFdFbhtqt7
— James Franklin (@coachjfranklin) December 15, 2018
Of course there is James Franklin who is always proud of his players accomplishments in the classroom.
Penn State Alumnus
— Sterling Jenkins (@S_Jenkins76) December 15, 2018
Sterling Jenkins walked with the seniors on Senior Day though he had a year of eligibility left. He has tweeted out previews of a book he is writing and his future is bright.
— Penn State Football (@PennStateFball) December 15, 2018
Amani Oruwariye tweeted this video in celebration of his second degree.
Glassboro Penn State pic.twitter.com/HbmtzH85Ax
— Juwan Johnson (@Ju_heard_) December 15, 2018
The Glassboro, NJ native celebrates his graduation.
Congrats to the most recent Penn State football players who have represented Penn State so well over the last few years.