Pepperdine kicked off Summer Session I classes June 7 with a majority of the classes being delivered in person. Many students returned to in-person classes for the first time since March 2020, and some are attending their first in-person college class.
Despite being amateur participants in the NCAA and full-time students, collegiate athletes are household names and role models to communities of fans and peers. From finding themselves in gambling crosshairs to leading social justice movements, Pepperdine athletes discuss their experiences in the public eye.
Pepperdine Women’s Basketball player Jayda Ruffus-Milner joins the show to talk about how racial and social justice have intersected with sports.
Dynamic duo Jayda and Jayla Ruffus-Milner are the first recruits of Pepperdine’s 2018 freshman class