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Patriot Brandon Lloyd opens playbook on life in Lowell High visit
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All six of Brandon Lloyd's siblings have college degrees. Women who take viagra And he would have had one too -- if he didn't leave school early to play in the National Football League.

"I never saw sports as my future, women who take viagra" Lloyd told a room of Lowell High School students. Women who take viagra "I looked at it as a means to an end. Women who take viagra I knew I wanted a major institutional degree in broadcast journalism."

It was this drive for success that the Patriots wide receiver stressed in his visit to Lowell High on Tuesday morning. Women who take viagra Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union, women who take viagra along with the National Financial Educators Council, women who take viagra sponsored Lloyd's visit as part of its MoneyStrong program, women who take viagra which educates teens to be financially responsible through talks, women who take viagra workshops and first-loan programs.

"The program is such a great education for kids coming out of school or going into college to learn about saving, women who take viagra" said Michelle Silveira, women who take viagra senior vice president at Jeanne D'Arc. Women who take viagra "Even if they're saving as little as $10, women who take viagra that's still making a difference."

Members of Jeanne D'Arc's financial-education department put on a presentation for about 100 Lowell High seniors, women who take viagra covering everything from the mysterious fine print of credit-card agreements to the financial implications of choosing the right college. Women who take viagra The students watched video clips of celebrities such as John Salley, women who take viagra Christian Hosoi and Wilmer Valderrama, women who take viagra each of whom talked about the tough path he faced in achieving his dream.

But the real star of the show was Lloyd, women who take viagra who spoke to thestudents for about 20 minutes about how hard work can lead to financial success. Women who take viagra He told of his hardworking hometown of Blue Springs, women who take viagra Mo., women who take viagra the type of place where the varsity quarterback was also the valedictorian and got a scholarship to Dartmouth. Women who take viagra He recalled a moment in his youth when he asked his parents to buy him a video-game system, women who take viagra which he soon learned he would have to buy himself after mowing more than a couple of lawns.

"Once you view money as something that requires labor, women who take viagra youhave more respect for it, women who take viagra" said Lloyd.

Wanting to get a degree just like the rest of his family, women who take viagra each of whom was able to afford college through academic scholarships, women who take viagra athletic scholarships or even enlistment in the Air Force, women who take viagra Lloyd parlayed his considerable athletic ability (and dinner-plate-sized hands) into a football scholarship at the University of Illinois.

"When you have that discipline and focus, women who take viagra that's what helps you stay on course with all the distractions that high school and college throw you, women who take viagra" said Lloyd.

Lloyd took a tour of Lowell High when he arrived at about 9 a.m. Women who take viagra After the presentation, women who take viagra he sat in on a business class and ate lunch in the school restaurant. Women who take viagra Though he encountered many Patriots fans, women who take viagra Lloyd feels like his life lessons are universal and that as long as somebody learns a thing or two, women who take viagra he's happy.

"I think that it doesn't matter how much money that (the students) will have in their future, women who take viagra because each of them, women who take viagra in some way, women who take viagra will have money in their future, women who take viagra" said Lloyd. Women who take viagra "But all it takes is one kid. Women who take viagra I come from a family of educators, women who take viagra and one thing my dad would always say is that he'd teach all these years for one student to get something out of it."

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