2015 Ron Gustafson Inspiration Award

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2014: Josh Jones

Josh Jones saw his promising basketball career at Creighton University end after he fainted during warm-ups for the Nebraska-Creighton game in December of 2012 Jones has undergone surgery to correct heart issues when he was a student at Omaha Central and went on to lead the Eagels to the state title, but the condition developed again in college.  Despite the end of his playing days, Jones completed work on his degree at Creighton and continues to use basketball as his inspiration to make the most of what he was given in life despite the adversity of growing up in at risk environment, losing his father and enduring his heart condition.