Jarrett Payton helps kids learn the leadership skills instilled by his own father, "we are more similar than we are different."
Jarrett Payton, son of the late NFL Hall of Famer Walter Payton, is a businessman, philanthropist, broadcaster, motivational speaker, Most Valuable Player of the 2004 Orange Bowl, former NFL and CFL running back and devoted husband and father. Payton’s football career has transcended into a successful sports television and radio broadcast exposure.
Honoring his father Walter Payton's legacy of making a difference in the community, Payton enjoys connecting with children, serving as a role model and stressing the importance of sports, education and character.
He and his wife Trisha are the co-founders of The Jarrett Payton Foundation (JPF). The foundation is committed to positively impacting the lives of children and adolescents by creating and providing programs that present them with a wide variety of opportunities specifically designed to develop their leadership skills and enrich their lives.