Former Jags basketball player perseveres to earn his degree

After his four years of college basketball eligibility were over, Devonte’ Thomas went overseas to pursue a professional career.

However, completing his degree was never too far from his mind.

“I used to write ‘DON’T QUIT’ everywhere … it was even my home screen on my phone,” said Thomas, who played for Augusta University from 2011-15. “It kept me disciplined and focused when I became weary along the journey.

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