Full Interview: Rakeem Christmas shares what motivated him to get his degree early

Published 05/08 2014 04:39PM

Updated 05/08 2014 11:01PM

Syracuse (WSYR-TV) - On Sunday, Rakeem Christmas will be the first player in Syracuse University men’s basketball history to finish his degree in three years.

Christmas will graduate with a degree in Communications and Rhetorical Studies.

He has one year of eligibility left and plans to come back next school year to begin graduate work.

In the video above, NewsChannel 9’s Jeff Kulikowsky sits down with Christmas to discuss graduating in three years and all the hard work he's put in on the court and in the classroom.

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