WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - 42 years after playing football for Purdue, Keena Turner is getting his degree. However, he isn't doing it alone.
He's doing it side by side with his daughter, Ella Turner, who is also earning her degree from Purdue.
Keena is earning a degree in organizational leadership. Ella Turner is getting her degree in selling and sales management.
"It's pretty exciting," Keena Turner said. "I mean it's really Ella's day, but it's so amazing to get an opportunity to spend it with her in this way and so I'm just excited, you know? I've been on cloud nine all day."
Ella Turner was equally as proud of her dad.
"It's super exciting and I'm so proud of him and just the opportunity to do this together is really special," Ella Turner said.