As it works out, the "jocks" end up in jobs that are like filling supermarket bags.
The "nerds" not only have amazingly interesting jobs, but in their personal lives actually are the ones that do the extreme sports, the travel, the arts. There is this mindset that people can either be creative or analytical. The reason this idea exists is because most people that think this are neither. So most people read about fashion or follow sport but do nothing in their lives. These people need bread and circuses. The rest Live life with a capital L. Good coders among them explore the world in a badly lit basement if they have to. Let the rest watch fox news upstairs.