Jarrett  Payton

Jarrett Payton

Jarrett Payton, son of the late NFL Hall of Famer Walter Payton, is a businessman, philanthropist, broadcaster, motivational speaker, former NFL and CFL running back and devoted husband and father. Payton was recruited by The University of Miami, where he had an illustrious career. After college, Payton went on to play in the NFL for two years with the Tennessee Titans and the Amsterdam Admirals in NFL Europe. In 2010 Payton signed with his hometown team, the Chicago Slaughter. Payton’s football career has transcended into a successful sports television and radio broadcast exposure. Currently Payton is an on-air personality with WGN sports radio station in Chicago, The Game 87.7FM. Along with honoring his father’s legacy of making a difference in the community, Payton enjoys connecting with children and serving as a role model. He and his wife Trisha are the co-founders of The Jarrett Payton Foundation. Payton also dedicates time to The Walter & Connie Payton Foundation.