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The Honorable Floyd L. Griffin Jr. Inspires Students at Georgia College Early College



On Friday, August 4th, The Honorable Floyd L. Griffin Jr. took center stage at the pre-Convocation of the Georgia College Early College program, leaving an indelible mark on all those in attendance. A former Georgia State Senator and Mayor of Milledgeville, Griffin's distinguished career was on full display as he graced the opening GCEC ceremonies. Griffin commenced his speaking tour, an initiative aimed at empowering Georgia's youth with his presentation on, "My Secrets for Personal and Career Success."


Griffin shared insights from his books "Legacy to Legend: Winners Make It Happen: A Trailblazer and Life Four Quarters: Plus Overtime." With over 55 years of experience, Griffin distilled 14 timeless rules that has guided him through a lifetime of accomplishments. In an era where positive role models are needed more than ever, his speech resonated deeply, urging the youth to face challenges head-on, embrace their passions, and cultivate self-assurance. He emphasized that with unwavering discipline, any goal could be achieved.


Griffin's roots trace back to Milledgeville, GA, where his parents' entrepreneurial spirit nurtured his work ethic from an early age. A versatile education, including degrees in Funeral Service, Building Construction, and Contract and Procurement Management, propelled him to excel across various fields. His military service in Vietnam as a helicopter pilot and commander further showcased his leadership prowess.


Notably, Griffin's legacy extends beyond himself. He and his wife established the Floyd Griffin Jr. and Nathalie Huffman Griffin Endowed Family Scholarship at Tuskegee University, offering opportunities to students pursuing architecture and construction science. With his family's accomplishments woven into the university's history, Griffin's impact will continue to span generations.








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