December 08, 2014

Motivational Monday: Derrick Coleman's Rise to the NFL

This week's Motivational Monday features the Seattle Seahawks' Fullback, Derrick Coleman. Having been diagnosed as deaf at 3 years old, Coleman was challenged with great adversity, especially following his interest in Football and desire to pursue it as a career. Derrick is the first deaf offensive player to play in the NFL and since, he has done quite well for himself on and off the field. Tune in below to see view the widely praised commercial for Duracell batteries that features Coleman and highlights his rise to the NFL.