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Big Green Donor of the Week: The Francisco Family

Feb. 21, 2011

John David "J.D." Francisco, five year old son of Shawn and Jill Francisco, has never missed a home football game since birth.
How you may ask? J.D. attended his first Marshall game at 21 days old - 2005 Green & White game! Now THAT'S getting them started early!

Jill, a 1994 Marshall graduate, has worked at Huddleston Bolen LLP as a Paralegal since 1997. Her husband Shawn, also an MU alum, has worked in the telemarketing industry for 14 years. Shawn and Jill have been Big Green donors for 12 years, and represent the youth movement in the Big Green that is rapidly growing.
The Big Green appreciates the Francisco's dedication to the Herd and getting J. D. headed in the right direction at such an early age!

College: Shawn and Jill - Marshall J. D. - Where else?!

Favorite Marshall Moments: Jill - "My graduation and Marshall winning the 1992 1-AA Championship." Shawn - "The 1992 1-AA Championship Game." J.D. - "Winning the pizza at the basketball game!"

Favorite Marshall Athletes - Jill - "It is hard to pick just one, but I 'd have to say Troy Brown." J.D. - "Johnny Thomas, Damier Pitts, and Dago Pena."

Why You Give to the Big Green - "We are so passionate about Marshall University and want to give back to the University that has given so much to us. Donating to the Big Green is one of the many ways for us to 'pay it forward'."