Answering a higher calling
Hartford Courant columnist Jeff Jacobs talks to Phil Johnson ’06 about his decision to leave the financial world of JP Morgan to join Grassroot Soccer, a nonprofit that uses the international culture of soccer to fight HIV/AIDS, especially among African youth. “No matter how this goes, I can’t see it making me less of a person,” Johnson says. “The amount of help I can do, hopefully, outweighs everything else. If there’s ever something in life that will push you in one direction, this is it.” (View Text)
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