Emmanuel Acho, former Texas and NFL linebacker, No. 1 New York Times bestselling author, and Emmy-winning host and TV analyst, returned to the Forty Acres to deliver the keynote address at The University of Texas at Austin’s 139th spring commencement in Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium.
Around 50,000 friends and family joined together to honor the class of 2022. In total, more than 12,000 students were eligible to graduate. President Jay Hartzell and Student Body President Kiara Kabbara also spoke at the ceremony.
The following is the speech delivered by Acho on May 21, 2022.