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Former UF hoops star, author Patric Young stays positive through medical ordeals


Once 38 teenagers from the Ponte Vedra High lacrosse team assembled in the school’s media center Monday to listen to the man speaking from a wheelchair, there was no sign in their eyes or body language of wondering when this after-school session would be over.   (read more...)

Euroleague Basketball Table Talk: Healthy Habits, Episode 1

The Journey Back for Big Pat Young

'I'm going to choose joy:' Months after car crash leaves him paralyzed, Patric Young launches foundation

Ex-Providence, Gators hoops star Patric Young has positive outlook after being paralyzed in car accident

Patric's Podcast Appearances

'I will be the one who defines this chapter of my life'

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Patric Young knew when he was younger that he had words inside that he wanted to get out. A book was perfect. All Young needed was the message.It was something that escaped Young until the trials and turbulence of the past year and a half allowed him to find it.  (read more...)

'I will be the one who defines this chapter of my life'


A car accident in June may have left former UF basketball star and exemplary student-athlete Patric Young paralyzed from the waist down, but also stimulated in him a newfound passion to inspire others.  (read more...)

'Toughest battle': Former Gators, Providence School forward Patric Young eyes recovery from car crash


Former Providence School and University of Florida forward Patric Young, two-time All-SEC basketball selection and a former All-First Coast player of the year from Jacksonville, said he is preparing for "the toughest battle in my life" as he recovers from serious injuries sustained in a car crash in Nebraska. (read more...)

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