Alex Trebek Praised as ‘the Nation’s School Teacher’ as He and Wife Jean Accept Award from Fordham Univ. Amid His Cancer Journey

Updated June 23rd, 2020

Alex Trebek Praised as ‘the Nation’s School Teacher’ as He and Wife Jean Accept Award from Fordham Univ. Amid His Cancer Journey

Accepting his award at the Jesuit university, Trebek joked that he's always wanted to be pope.

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