The Casey Therriault story is one of redemption forgiveness, and acceptance. Therriault, a quarterback from Michigan, had a role in the beating death of Jonathon “Jono” Krystiniak. Even though he wasn’t the primary offender, he didn’t run from his responsibility. He apologized and was contrite, so the victim’s mother was instrumental in helping Therriault get a second chance. Therriault served 6 months behind bars, and eventually continued his junior college career. But upon graduation no division one schools wanted his services because of his past. That was until Jackson State, a predominantly black institution in Mississippi, came calling. Therriault thrived at Jackson State and realized his dream of being a college quarterback.
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