NBA great Jonathan Bender motivated Columbia High School seniors

By Ontario Richardson – bio | email

COLUMBIA, MS (WDAM) - NBA great Jonathan Bender motivated seniors at Columbia High School on Thursday morning.

Bender encouraged Columbia High School seniors to make wise choices.

He told the students the wrong choices could derail their lives, but making wise choices today will help them have a more promising future.

Bender added, that it's important to plan for tomorrow and develop the gift that is within.

"After basketball I found my gift in creativity which lead me into product development, which I really love. I didn't even know creativity was such a gift, I thought everybody had it."

Bender has medical device called the JB3 that will hit store this coming summer.