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Baseball Great Alex Rodriguez to Speak at George Jenkins High School

August 11, 2017

Baseball star Alex Rodriguez will speak to students at George Jenkins High School on Aug. 15 at 1 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium.

Rodriguez, a three-time American League MVP who holds the sport’s fourth-highest home run record, will speak about the challenges he overcame to become one of baseball’s most legendary players.

Media are invited to record/photograph Rodriguez’s remarks. Rodriguez will not give interviews; students will be available for comments after the event. Media must check in at the school’s front office. Parking will be reserved.

If you are a member of the media and would like to attend, please contact Kyle Kennedy at 863.534.0699 or

Rodriguez’s visit to the school is sponsored by Robert Palmer and RP Funding.

George Jenkins High School is located at 6000 Lakeland Highlands Road in Lakeland.