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Millbrook coach uses music to inspire

VIDEO: Millbrook student body president Bridgett Rogers, who is also a four-year basketball assistant, says Jamal Williams brings positivity everywhere he goes and that the students respond well to him. Williams, who is an assistant boys' basketball coach, is also a rapper who uses his music to inspire players and students.

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Millbrook coach uses music to inspire

VIDEO: Millbrook student body president Bridgett Rogers, who is also a four-year basketball assistant, says Jamal Williams brings positivity everywhere he goes and that the students respond well to him. Williams, who is an assistant boys' basketball coach, is also a rapper who uses his music to inspire players and students.
Video by Jessika Morgan, Photo by Liz Condo jmorgan@newsobserver.com
Millbrook coach uses music to inspire 00:48

Millbrook coach uses music to inspire

Pinnacle Apartments fire displaces 24 01:19

Pinnacle Apartments fire displaces 24

Gibbons baseball wins eighth straight 01:20

Gibbons baseball wins eighth straight

Family reunites with their lost dog 01:25

Family reunites with their lost dog