Lurone "Coach" Jennings talks with The Honorable Judge Curtis L. Collier on #InTheHuddle
Updated: Aug 16, 2020
The Honorable Judge Curtis L. Collier is the special guest on #INTHEHUDDLE with Lurone "Coach" Jennings. This is the first of a two-part series that is focuses on The Honorable Judge Collier's upbringing, his journey to #TennesseeStateUniversity, #DukeUniversity, #AirForce, the lessons he learned along the way. Part two is a continuation as Judge Collier shares a great lesson on the Judicial Process and the importance of Civics being taught in the school systems.
The Honorable Judge Curtis L. Colliers serves as the Senior U.S. District Court Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee. He was nominated by President William J. Clinton on February 13, 1995, to a new seat authorized by 104 Stat. 5089. Judge Collier was confirmed by the Senate on May 8, 1995 and received commission on May 10, 1995. He currently served as Chief Judge, 2005-2012 and assumed senior status on October 31, 2014. His Educational Career includes Tennessee State University, B.S., 1971 and Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1974. Professional Career includes the U.S. Air Force, 1974-1979, Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1979-1987, Assistant U.S. attorney, Eastern District of Tennessee, 1987-1995 Board member and Federal Judicial Center, 2015-2019
In the Huddle with Lurone "Coach" Jennings is a weekly one-hour broadcast on HBCUiRadio which topics include Professional Development, Economic Empowerment and Upward Mobility. Coach Jennings is a proud alumn of Fisk University, located in Nashville Tennessee. In the Huddle with Lurone "Coach" Jennings broadcasts on @HBCUiRadio and @HBCUSmartTV ( Amazon Fire TV and Roku) on Monday evenings at 7pm ET and weekends at 9am and 3pm ET.