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On the Brink: The Journey for Novian Cherry isn’t Finished, It’s Just Beginning

Artist Robert Wyland once said, "The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and bring external joy to the soul. Novian Cherry pictured here.
Artist Robert Wyland once said, “The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and bring external joy to the soul. Novian Cherry pictured here, is just beginning his basketball journey..

“Success is a journey, not a destination. The doing is often more important than the outcome.”

Those words, from the late Arthur Ashe, symbolize the basketball journey that collegiate forward Novian Cherry has been on.

Cherry’s journey hasn’t been an easy one.

He grew up in a single parent household, raised by his mother along with his brothers. He also has had to deal with all the doubters about his game, overcome obstacles in life, and being labelled as the “underdog” more often than not.

Listed with only one year left of eligibility* left in college, it would be assumed that his journey is nearing the finish line.

Instead, Cherry’s journey is just beginning, and he’s looking forward to proving even more people wrong.

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