Chris Draft and the Seven Pillars of the Chris Draft Family Foundation
May 16, 2011
Hosted by LaMar Campbell
Make sure you join us this week on Life After The Game as we have the pleasure of having one of the most outspoken and dedicated community activist in the NFL 13 year NFL Veteran Chris Draft! Tune in as Chris and I discuss his Chris Draft Family Foundation and what he has been doing for the local community as well as nationally along with a plethora of organizations that Chris has partnered with. May is also national Asthma awareness month as we will be discussing his partnership with National Lieutenant Governor's Associations 'Winning With Asthma " Program , his Let's Read and Let's Move initiative birthed out of the White House along with the Department of Education and First Lady Michelle Obama, and no stranger to the White House listen to how he recently participated at The Annual Easter Egg Roll and his opportunity to speak at the "All Pro Dad's" breakfast. A man for the community you will not want to miss the opportunity to see what he has planned next on Life After The Game.
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Life After the Game is a radio show that explores the inside world of athletes and how they handle their business affairs outside of the interviews and lifestyle that we see in the media. It focuses on athletes in the business world and exposes their intelligence, creativity and success beyond their sport. We will profile current and retired professional athletes from different sports. You will experience insight into health, business and aspects of lifestyle of the subject as they navigate through their businesses and/or organizations. Life After the Game shines a different light on the professional athlete, one that spotlights their intellectual accomplishments rather than their athletic ones. It will also focus on the opportunities that are available with different business organizations, franchises and CEO’s. We will get to know their motivations goals and personalities in their “Life After the Game.”
LaMar Campbell was born and grew up in in Chester, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia. He attended the University of Wisconsin in 1994 and left the University as a free agent into the NFL with the Detroit Lions. He played with the Detroit Lions from 1998-2004. While in Detroit he participated in many in many charitable programs including Big brother and Big Sister of Detroit and volunteered regularly at Campbell Elementary School.
After the NFL he then went on to intern in the Detroit Lions Scouting Department. During this period LaMar fell in love the aspect of Player Development and the opportunities that he missed while still a player to further advance his career after his playing days. After becoming a licensed realtor in Atlanta, Lamar then proceeded to take advantage of the prestigious Wharton School of Business in the Sports Business Initiative Program offered by the NFL Player Development and studied real estate development and planning.
In 2007 Lamar opened his own real estate company in Atlanta, The Success of Real Estate LLC. LaMar currently devotes all his time to help people achieve home ownership as well as small business ventures and franchising. LaMar has begun a second career helping retired athletes transition from professional athletics to the corporate realm. He is an active member of the Atlanta.NFLPA . He is a fervent fan of Philly and Detroit based professional and high school sports.