John Harrison
A 1967 Jacksonville University alumnus, Harrison has been a JU Trustee since 2004. A loyal donor to the University, he is an instrumental player in JU’s ability to field winning sports teams in quality facilities. As chair of the Athletics Committee for many years and also a member of the Buildings & Grounds and Strategic Planning committees, Harrison has helped raise millions of dollars for JU Athletics and other programs, and he was instrumental in bringing lacrosse and varsity sailing to JU. He is a JU Distinguished Alumni and was JU’s honoree at the 2012 First Coast National Philanthropy Day event. Harrison is president of Harrison & Co. in Jacksonville, former chairman and CEO of Direct Market Concepts, and past chairman of the Gator Bowl Association board of directors.