Creighton's Len Gordy may be 'just a dude,' but the adviser is a game changer for many

Len Gordy, a student and community outreach adviser and a diversity and inclusion officer for the Creighton athletic department, laughs with Jordan Scurry. “Talk to Gordy for five minutes and you’ll understand why I came here,” said Anthony Tolliver, the NBA player and former Bluejay who was inducted into Creighton’s Hall of Fame in August.

Len Gordy

At Creighton practices and on game days, Len Gordy watches body language, facial expressions and picks up on other cues that may indicate that he needs to share a word with one of the young fellas once the workout is over.

Len Gordy

Len Gordy talks with Damien Jefferson during a practice. Gordy is happy to share a story or life experience to help broaden players' perspectives. “It’s more about life than it is about basketball with Gordy,” former Bluejay Kaleb Joseph said.

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