Family, Faith and Football

By Kandi Carper ’05 Rodrick Jackson’s life changed forever Dec. 21, 2016. It was his 18th birthday – the day he changed his name to Rodrick Fisher and was adopted by the family who saved him from an uncertain future 10 months earlier. During the emotional adoption court hearing, Jolene Fisher spoke on behalf of her husband, Adam, and daughters, Ally and Sydney, saying, “Rodrick, you swooped into our lives on March 2, 2016, so that we could rescue you from the conditions of your life. Little did we know that you would rescue us right back. ... MORE