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Built tough

Jayru Campbell escaped the streets of Detroit to earn a football scholarship

Updated: November 8, 2013, 3:02 PM ET
By Tom VanHaaren | ESPN RecruitingNation

Sitting in the weight room before a game at Detroit Cass Tech, 2015 quarterback Jayru Campbell rubs his tattooed arms as he talks about growing up in the city of Detroit.

No guts No glory

Those words are emblazoned across Campbell's arms -- a motto he lives by every day.

Campbell grew up without his father, who was in jail when Campbell was born. His father was released when he was in middle school, but the relationship hasn't developed.

"When my dad got out ...

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