Cancer survivor, marathoner Matt Jones to speak at UNK


UNK Communications

KEARNEY – Matt Jones, a cancer survivor and seven-time marathon runner, will share his ideas on leadership in school, business and life at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

The presentation – “Life and Leadership is A Marathon” – is free and open to the public. It will be at 7 p.m. March 2 in the Nebraskan Student Union Ponderosa Room.

Jones is the founder of the R.E.A.L. Leadership Academy, which aims to develop leaders who are inspirational, influential, innovative and make a lasting impact.

R.E.A.L. stands for relational, ethical, authentic and lasting. Jones provides presentations, consulting, seminars, coaching and assessments.

To attend, send an RSVP to The event is sponsored by Cornerstone UNK.


Source: Tim Danube, 308.865.8523,
Writer: Sara Giboney, 308.865.8529,