Interview with Jack Adams


  • Identifier2006 OH 068
  • Date4/12/2006
  • InterviewerDenton, Beckie
  • IntervieweeAdams, Jack
  • DescriptionJack Adams is a native of Laurel County and an EKU alumni. In this interview Adams discusses going to EKU on a basketball scholarship and his corresponding basketball career. He recalls professors and coaches who influenced his education career. Upon graduation he was an alternate for the Olympic basketball team. He discusses becoming the assistant coach at EKU, receiving his doctorate from University of Kentucky and his return to EKU as an educator.
  • LocationRichmond, KY
  • Duration00:57:33
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, duplications, rights and permission to publish.


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