The 2013 Homecoming Grand Marshal is John Amaechi!— PSU Homecoming (@PSUHOMECOMING) August 26, 2013
Former NBA player and current gay rights activist John Amaechi has been named the Grand Marshal for Homecoming festivities this year. Amaechi led Penn State to the semifinals of the NIT in 1995 and enjoyed a eight-year professional basketball career. In 2007, he came out as an openly gay man and has worked tirelessly for equal rights since. Congratulations, John!