MEET BOB GRANT
Bob is a Super Bowl Champion, a former Colt. He is the founder of the non-profit NFL Players Congress which represents all 19,000+ retired NFL players. He is considered one of the most successful former professional football players of all-time for his business accomplishments. He was one of the first African-American players to play athletics in the south at Wake Forest.
MEET CEJAI TAYLOR
She is an attorney by trade and one of the first female football coaches in America. She has helped hundreds of student-athletes attend colleges and universities nationwide. They have garnered over $ 45,000,000 in scholarships. A leader and innovator, she is a community leader and activist.
MEET CHARLES THOMPSON
Mr. Thompson is the Director of Human Resources and Corporate Communications for the Rose Bowl stadium. He has been a leader in the industry for over twenty-years. Charles has also coached youth football and is active in his community on many levels.
MEET JAYMES HINES
Jaymes negotiates on behalf of client content providers, production companies, on-demand networks and advertising agencies and overseeing all in-house production and development of VR-AR apps, games, VOD and interactive content for social,broadband & mobile video platforms. An entrepreneur, with 12 years of negotiating and consulting experience he's raised start-up funds.
MEET DEREK HIBBARD
Derek Hibbard of IMG works with UCLA and the Rose Bowl. " Every business has a story to tell — A need to engage, inform and impact their audience while also delivering on measurable business goals.
I help clients find the ideal medium and messaging that reaches and engages their target audience while achieving business objectives. "
MEET EMEREE PATTERSON
His ministry’s charity is Hope-4-Tomorrow. Emeree Patterson is passionate about what he does, and he loves' to help people. NFL Alumni, former Raider player, celebrity spokesperson for eZWay Broadcasting, INC. Now he is a Chaplain to the NFL PA and publisher of the NFLPA Newsletter for former players.
MEET JOE SWEET
Joe Sweet has worked in the mortgage business for over 40 years and is currently with Home Point Financial in Newport Beach, CA. Former Ram, Joe due to a career ending injury; retired in his sixth year.
. As an NFL/NBA Certified Contract Advisor, he negotiated multi-million dollar contracts.
MEET BRANDI WINANS
Founder, Pro-Athletes Transition, LLC., Chapter Engagement Coordinator NFL Alumni Tampa Bay Chapter. As the wife of a former NFL player for over 30 years, she knows first-hand what it takes to keep the "Family" unit together by redefining the "Playbook to include the family." Brandi is a sought-after Speaker, Transition Coach, practitioner and facilitator
MEET TRACY SPENCER
CEO of Sports Scholarships USA, Coach Spencer has been involved in sports his whole life. It's this passion for sports that has led his desire and determination of helping students and turned it into a lifelong goal. Coach Spencer has been coaching football and track and field for over 15 years at local high schools, colleges and universities.
MEET DR. J.J. SPINNER
Dr. Spinner has been an educator for 22 years in various capacities from national education consultant to teaching kids with special needs. A former professional basketball player who is now winning off the court by kids believing they can live in peace and end all forms of bullying. Actor in three movies American Bad Boy Katt Williams; Revival Chaka Khan; EDTV Ron Howard; Woody Hurelson.
MEET MICHAEL MONTGOMERY
Played football at Texas A&M. Montgomery was an 1st Team All-Big 12 Defensive End. In 2005, he was drafted by the NFL's Green Bay Packers. Montgomery played 8 years in the NFL and retired in 2011. An actor in films such as Focus, My name is nobody, and I Am Jack's Apocalypse. He had a near death experience during his collegiate playing days.
MEET TONY COLLINS
A Super Bowl Champion and now Speaker, "For me now, going to speak is like going to a football game. You get the butterflies and you get excited because you want to do well, and you want the people to receive you. It's the same feeling that I had when I was a young kid and I was talking about getting into the NFL, now I want to help as many people as I can."