The IF in Life: How to Get Off Life's Sidelines and Become Your Best Self

The IF in Life: How to Get Off Life's Sidelines and Become Your Best Self

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As a kid, Rashad Jennings dreamed of one day playing in the NFL, but the odds were stacked against him: he was an overweight kid with glasses, asthma, and a 0.6 GPA. Today, Rashad is a record-setting running back who has played with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Oakland Raiders, and the New York Giants. In The IF in Life, Rashad writes transparently about the decisions that shaped his destiny. From overcoming injuries and setbacks to reaching goals, Rashad's journey inspires, imparting practical wisdom and encouraging listeners to follow their dreams.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781974906215
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 5.04(h) x 1.13(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Rashad Jennings is a national personality. Throughout his successful eight-year career in the NFL, as well as his championship performance on ABC's Dancing with the Stars, he has gained the love and support of fans across the country. Today, he is driven to make a national impact and lasting legacy. The Rashad Jennings Foundation is dedicated to inspiring youth by making education fun, providing mentorship for individual success, and promoting health and fitness.

James Shippy is a native of Houston who worked in New York before studying at the Atlantic Acting Conservatory in Los Angeles. He has Off Broadway, film, television, and audiobook narration credits to his name.

Table of Contents

Foreword Michael Strahan 9

Introduction 13

The Dreamer 15

Making Promises 31

Ask Questions 47

You Don't Define Me 59

Giving One Hundred 67

The Big Game 75

More Surprises 91

A Second Chance 103

The Big Run 119

Leaving the Nest 129

Coming Home 143

Going Pro 157

The Ups and Downs 167

Finally Connecting 177

Shifting Gears 189

Conclusion 203

Acknowledgments 207

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The IF in Life: How to Get Off Life's Sidelines and Become Your Best Self 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book has a great message told from someone with a big heart. It is very emotional, yet motivating! Great read overall.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Most heart warming book l've read in long time. Recommended to young fellow in my church. Need more of this kind of youth in our world.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Not only will "The If in Life" keep you on the edge of your seat eager to find out what's going to happen next, but Rashad's story is truly inspiring and full of words of wisdom that are applicable to children, teens, and adults. I will definitely be buying another copy for my classroom library!