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From basketball to life, Jeremy Ruffin wants to build leaders

| Hansen Hasenberg
Long before coaching basketball at Milton High School or organizing food drives in Santa Rosa County, Jeremy Ruffin was a baby in the foster care system.

While he only spent a few months in the system before being adopted by a preacher and a teacher, Ruffin said where he comes from has shaped his outlook and outreach over the years.

Jeremy Ruffin has been a high school basketball coach, life coach, mentor, and motivational speaker in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties for much of his adult life.


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