Jerry West, also known as “The Logo,” will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. This news broke when President Trump announced it on Twitter on West’s birthday, May 28. President Trump also wished the Mountaineer legend a happy birthday.
The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, for his outstanding career, both on and off the court. Happy Birthday Jerry! @Sen_JoeManchin https://t.co/3kNEpteYfW
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 2, 2019
Today, West, who is currently an executive with the Los Angles Clippers, will accept the award in the Oval Office and you can watch it Live at the following link below:
COMING UP at 4:30pm ET, President Trump presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Jerry West. Oval Office
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Watch Live Online at: https://t.co/S8KGcTJ417
— 45 🇺🇸 (@TheTrumpPage1) September 5, 2019
The most recent recipients of the President Medal of Freedom have been golf legend Tiger Woods and economist Arthur Laffer. Congratulations to Jerry West in earning another well-deserved honor. You make Mountaineers proud!