There was a time long ago when Scott Hawkins wondered if life as a Presbyterian minister would be his calling. He’d heard the whisper loud enough … and long enough … to even look into divinity school.
But as so often happens, fate had other plans. The University of Florida, at the urging of his high school honors English teacher, for starters; and, later, UF law school, an almost accidental dip into politics and an unexpected invitation to graduate school in Scotland. And, as the years tumbled along, a law career, community advocacy, a tenure as president of The Florida Bar, chairmanship of the UF Foundation and leadership positions on assorted university boards and committees.
“I look at all these amazing things and ask myself, ‘How did it happen?’ It’s a miracle,” Hawkins (BSBA ’80, JD ’83) says.
“I’ve had a guardian angel looking after me.”
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