Savvy alum joins Hall of Fame, pays it forward
Youngest in program history
Published: Monday, June 25, 2012
Updated: Monday, June 25, 2012 09:06
“When I was in school, that’s pretty much all I did," Jebailey said. "I worked full time, and I went to school full time and I did an unpaid internship each semester for the two years I was in the major. Those internships were great because they taught me what I wanted to do and what I didn’t want to do.”
It is clear that his work ethic has not changed since his days in college, Sheehy said.
“He was a classmate of mine at UCF beginning around 1997. I remember he always sat in the front of the class and asked questions with notes already prepared. I was just a typical college student. But I just remember watching him and thinking, ‘Wow.’ You could tell he read the textbook from cover to cover. It was actually our instructor in that class, Frank Stansberry, who introduced him to the Central Florida Future,” Sheehy said. “So I knew him as a student and then also we were both very active with the Nicholson Alumni Association.”
From his undergraduate years at UCF to his induction into the Nicholson School Hall of Fame, Jebailey has maintained his success as well as his philanthropic qualities. For current and future communications students, Jebailey offers three pieces of advice.
“Basically work your butt off on a daily basis, stress less and enjoy life to the fullest every chance you get.”
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