College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences alumni, Michael Wright, graduated from the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies (KRSS). As the SEC 2011 Champion Diver in the one-meter springboard, Knoxville native Wright continues to push himself athletically. And how does he show his support for The University of Tennessee and what it’s helped him accomplish? By proudly wearing his orange checkerboard while competing on American Ninja Warrior!
Wright graduated from KRSS with his Masters in Sport Psychology and continues to work in the diving industry as coach for a youth diving club, Tennessee Diving and as a volunteer assistant coach for UT Diving.
Be sure to follow Wright and cheer him on as he, a CEHHS alumni, demonstrates how completing your degree can help you achieve your dreams. Read more about Wright and his journey on American Ninja Warrior.
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