"I always tried to separate myself from the societal machinery that said to be cool,'' he said, "to be accepted, you had to act in a certain manner.''
Societal machinery? Yep, this Rolle cat is wired a little differently than most.
"But having those goals is the first step. The next part is the process ... how do you get those goals?''
Rolle's way was to push aside 82 other scholarship offers and accept the one extended by FSU, where he graduated in 21/2 years with a degree in exercise science while helping develop a childhood diabetes and obesity program for Native Americans.