EMORY VILLAGE, Ga. -- It is the season for guest speakers all across America. College graduation season draws near for many who have spent four arduous years working on their degrees.
On Thursday evening inside the Glenn Memorial Auditorium on the campus of Emory University -- students gathered for Emory's 10th Annual Class Day.
Class Day is a student organized event allows graduating seniors to hear from a well-known speaker of their choice. This year, their choice was recently retired Braves great, Chipper Jones.
Jones spoke about the virtues of "focus" and how it's okay to admit your mistake.
"Admit to your mistakes keep moving forward, once you admit your mistakes that starts the healing process and you are able to move past it quickly," Jones told the students.
At the end of his speech Chipper held a question and answer session.