Episode 37: A Speech Champion Gets His Message Out

Jacoby Cochran“It’s not supposed to be easy; it’s just supposed to be worth it.”

Jacoby Cochran

Bradley University

In this episode, we hear from Jacoby Cochran, a senior at Bradley University who has won seven national championships—and three individual awards—with his speech team. Mr. Cochran tells us how growing up in some of Chicago’s rougher neighborhoods has informed his speaking today.

About this series: Say Something collects stories from college students about what they’re up to and why. Check for new episodes every two weeks during the summer. View more episodes.

Photo: Duane Zehr, Bradley U.  Music: Theme by John Gravois

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