Illiteracy has become such a serious problem in our country that 44 million adults are now unable to read a simple story to their children.
Source(s): National Institute for Literacy, National Center for Adult Literacy, The Literacy Company, U.S. Census Bureau


November 28, 2017

Justin Morey, a senior on the swimming team at Texas A&M University is our student-athlete of the week. This biomedical sciences major shares, “My favorite part of being involved in The 2nd & 7 Foundation is the energy and excitement that the kids have when you walk into the classroom. It’s a humbling experience to be a role model for these kids and help them grow!”

We know that Justin believes in the pay it forward lifestyle and excels as a student-athlete, but who is he really? Well, look no further and enjoy getting to know our student-athlete of the week on a deeper level!

Favorite TV Show: Game of Thrones
Most Played Song on iPod:
 Ocean Man by Ween
Favorite Movie: 
The Dark Knight, Interstellar, Inception
Worst Habit: 
Thinking of a great comeback about two hours too late.
Knock on Wood
Worst Job: 
Favorite Athlete in Another Sport:
 Shaquille O’Neal
Talent I’d Most Like to Have: 
How to play the piano
Pre-Competition Music:
Spongebob Trap Krusty Krab Remix
Favorite Quote: 
“A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.”-William Arthur Ward
Most People Don’t Know…:
 I lived in Brisbane for 2 years and that is where I was recruited from.
Favorite Tradition at Texas A&M: 
Locker Room Riders of the Night Chant