In his speech, Woods shares the emotional story of losing his sister and that her final words to him were in regards to him becoming a role model. Woods also talks about the importance of having a college degree. The wide receiver said that after his NFL career is over, he'll have his education and degree to carry him into the next chapter of his life. He concludes his speech with discussing how everyone can be a role model. Woods did a tremendous job of sharing his message to fellow USC student-athletes.
After the ceremony, Woods went onto Instagram shared a picture of himself on stage with the caption "Done deal!"