Philanthropic Spirit that Never Loses Sight of the Goal

Date Published: 10-20-2020

Brett Jefferson ’88 likes to cite the book titled “David and Goliath” by Malcolm Gladwell, when reflecting on life’s challenges that confronted him as a boy. The book explores the power of the underdog and the role of adversity in shaping our lives. Jefferson’s recent pledge of $2.5 million to the Syracuse University Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Endowed Fund and the Athletics Framework pays tribute to the program that shaped this “underdog” and kept him on a path to personal and professional success.

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