A degree and more (Jeff’s story)

“I never thought I could come up with an idea to start a company. The great thing about UNC is there are so many resources and people to actually help you.” —Jeff Battle ’16

Former Tar Heel safety Jeff Battle always dreamed of going to the NFL, but he made the difficult decision to walk away from football to pursue his dreams of a Carolina degree. Now, he is using his skills to improve the game he loves through his newly launched company-Battle Soles.

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This is story number 142 in the Carolina Stories 225th Anniversary Edition magazine.

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