Heard on Campus: Earvin 'Magic' Johnson talks money

April 02, 2015

“Money can make lives, money can break lives. The money won’t wake you up in the morning. It’s your drive and passion, that’s what gets you up in the morning.”

-- Earvin “Magic” Johnson, NBA legend, two-time Basketball Hall of Famer and the most successful African-American businessman in America, spoke to a group of students, faculty, alumni and guests prior to his April 1 lecture at Penn State’s Eisenhower Auditorium. The final speaker in the 2015 Shaping the Future Summit: The Power of Money series, Johnson addressed a range of topics during his visit, from taking on a leadership role in high school, making the transition from star athlete to businessman, and cultivating and protecting a personal brand. 

Last Updated April 02, 2015