Retired NFL Player & Social Entrepreneur

The Indianapolis Colts selected him in the first round of the 2005 NFL Draft. Jackson won Super Bowl XLI with the Colts against the Chicago Bears. Today he spreads knowledge and empowerment through a wide range of initiatives that aid young adults and at risk youth.

Community Activist & Youth Mentor

Over the years, Mr. Jackson has proven himself to be a goal-oriented, disciplined, and driven person who is able to do whatever is needed to help himself and others succeed. He has displayed these qualities throughout his life as a captain on the University of Michigan football team, in the National Football League with the Indianapolis Colts and Philadelphia Eagles, as sports analyst and sports radio show co-host, and now, as the Founder of multiple Social Entrepreneurial business ventures.


Fight For Life is an educational memoir detailing the early life and NFL career of Marlin Jackson, whose rise to the superstardom of collegiate and professional athletics began in the projects of Youngstown, Ohio and Sharon, Pennsylvania. Moving between the depths of Jackson's childhood and the highs of his career, the story is woven to illustrate that life is full of highs and lows, and you can't let either cloud your mind.

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