Jim Prokell was featured in the Post Gazette. The article highlights Jim’s background and his love for basketball and art.
Back in 1968, a love of art and basketball drew Jim Prokell, a first-generation college student and Edinboro Class of 1972, to the campus whose proximity to Lake Erie brings deep snows.
The 6’ 2” forward raised in Green Tree excelled on the court, and ultimately was drafted by the National Basketball Association’s Buffalo Braves. More importantly, a bachelor’s degree in art education enabled him to teach and pursue his passion.
Mr. Prokell, now 71, of Brentwood, took classes by day, hit the hardwood each afternoon, and spent some nights working in campus art studios.
Read the full article about Jim in the Post Gazette.