He was the Washington Daily News's Athlete of the Year in 1960 and Holy Cross Varsity Club Athlete of the Year and Lineman of the Year in 1963.
He was selected All-East and All-America in his senior year, played in the College All-Star Game and captained the Senior Bowl.
He was inducted into the Holy Cross Hall of Fame in 1973.
Before that, Morris founded Net Traffic, which was recognized by Channel as one of the top interactive agencies in the U. As an emerging leader in the digital marketing industry, Morris regularly shares his expertise as a guest speaker.
He has presented on main stages, workshops and webinars for organizations such as Search Marketing Expo (SMX), Search Engine Strategies (SES), American Marketing Association (Chicago chapter), The University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, Online Marketing Summit, i Strategy, and Vistage. In his column Rise Above It , Morris writes about small business, management issues and digital marketing.
Morris earned an MBA with high honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a bachelor's degree from Kenyon College.
Jon Morris is the founder and CEO of Rise Interactive, a digital marketing agency in Chicago which specializes in digital media and analytics.
Morris started Rise Interactive as a self-funded company with $10,000, transforming the agency into a multi-million dollar business in eight years.
Under Morris’ leadership, Rise Interactive has experienced tremendous growth, receiving recognition from the City of Chicago, Inc.
Magazine, Five Elms Capital, Fortune Magazine and The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC).
Earning a mention by a social "awesomizer," someone with with hordes of followers and a powerful voice in their industry, can boost even the most niche business to the forefront of social buzz.
Jon Morris (born April 5, 1942) is a former American college and professional football player. Morris, a longtime reporter and editor in the Washington bureau of the New York Times.