Jon Brent

Bone marrow recipent appeals to campus community to Get Swabbed

If it weren’t for the compassion of a complete stranger, Jon Brent never would have lived long enough to experience the simple things in life so many of us take for granted.

“I got to go to high school and be on the wrestling team,” says Brent, a third-year economics major who received a life-saving bone marrow transplant almost 12 years ago. “I got to throw around a football. I got to write all these really difficult economics exams and learn how to take all the bad in life along with the good.”