Mike Jarvis played basketball for Northeastern in the 1960s. Later, he coached Patrick Ewing at Boston Latin High School, and then coached the St. John’s Redmen for awhile. Jarvis now coaches at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. During his college days at Northeastern, Jarvis became good friends with former Linton basketball player, John Modest. Modest is the godfather of Jarvis’s son. Modest was a school principal in the Boston area for quite a few years.