In this episode of Mississippi Stories, Mississippi Today Editor-At-Large Marshall Ramsey visits with golfer Ethan Mangum. Mangum is a graduate student and member of the golf team at the College of William & Mary. He’s also a former Jackson resident who was recently named the inaugural Genesis Invitational tournament Pathway Player, awarded to a player with a minority background who is excelling on the golf course and academically.
Mangum tells about how he started playing golf at the age of two, his pathway of success, how his parents influenced him and how he trains to be the world-class athlete and student. His is an inspirational story and a blueprint for anyone who wants to be successful. His story is a perfect blend of talent and hard work.