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NFL Linebacker Inspires Verbum Dei Students

Current Los Angeles Rams Linebacker and 2007 Verbum Dei graduate Akeen Ayers visited the school recently to speak to the students about life in professional football and his days at Verbum Dei.

Speaking to a large, frenetic gathering of students, Ayers thanked the school for the invitation to speak to his fellow Verbum Dei students.

With local media outlets present, Ayers reminesnced about his time at Verbum Dei, noting aspects of the school, the Work Study Program and the academic challenges that helped prepare him to excel - not only as a student-athlete at UCLA - but for his professional career as well. To view highlights of Ayers visit to Verbum Dei, watch KCBS's local coverage of the event below.