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.
BOOK PROJECT SYNOPSIS
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.