Texas Tech Hall of Famer Jarrius Jackson was among the graduates Saturday in a virtual ceremony


LUBBOCK, Texas – Texas Tech Athletics had 18 of its student-athletes earn their degrees this weekend through a virtual ceremony that aired Saturday morning.

Ginger Kerrick, now the deputy director of the Exploration Integration and Sciences Directorate at NASA and a Texas Tech University System regent, served as the commencement ceremony speaker. The entire commencement ceremony can be found here.

Among the list of graduates are Texas Tech Hall of Fame inductee Jarrius Jackson, who played under legendary men’s basketball head coach Bob Knight from 2004-07 before enjoying a successful professional career oversees. He was inducted into the Texas Tech Hall of Fame as part of the 2019 class.

Wes Kittley’s track and field program represented 10 of the 18 graduates overall as Texas Tech also had student-athletes in the sports of football, soccer, softball and volleyball receive their diplomas.

A full list of Texas Tech’s graduates is located below:

Men’s Basketball: Jarrius Jackson, T.J. Holyfield (Graduate Degree)

Football: Noah Jones, Tyler Carr

Soccer: Demi Koulizakis

Softball: Michaela Cochran, Marissa Zoch

Men’s Track: Nathan Gift

Women’s Track: Zuliat Alli, Dorleta Armendariz-Lasa, Seselia Dala, D’Jenne Egharevba, Kate Halloran, Rose Njoku, Ivy Walker, Chloe Wall, Tiara Williams

Volleyball: Margaret Sagers


Matt Dowdy

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