Rashad Jennings’ Improbable Journey from 5th String Running Back to NFL Star and Dancing with the Stars Winner

Are you fighting through adversity in route to your goals? Learn how Rashad Jennings went from being an overweight asthmatic high school fifth string running back to a starting NFL running back for the New York Giants, a Dancing with the Stars winner and now a best-selling author.

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Find Out Which Mirrorball Champ Will Be a Guest Judge on DWTS: Athletes…

Dancing with the Stars winner Rashad Jennings is returning to the ABC reality series for the all-athletes season — but this time, as a judge!

The former NFL running back, who won season 24 of the show with his dancing pro partner Emma Slater, will appear as a guest judge on the May 7 episode.

“[I’m] super excited about the DWTS: Athletes Season!” Jennings, 33, tells PEOPLE exclusively. “I get to be back in the ballroom and see things from a safer perspective! Glad I don’t have to worry about pointing my toes or…

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Newly retired NFL RB Rashad Jennings wants to star in next…

Rashad Jennings, after eight seasons in the NFL, announced on Friday that he was officially retiring after spending the 2017 season as an unsigned free agent.

He has a lot of plans, he told For The Win, some of which he began in the past few months: Foundation work, getting more politically active, spending more time traveling for fun.

And then, there’s his surprising passion for something that might not be something often spoken about in an NFL locker room: Rom coms. “I have a strong desire to get into romantic films and do a movie like Hitch,” he said, referencing the 2005 Will Smith…

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Rashad Jennings explains why he wanted to retire as a New York Giant

Former NFL running back Rashad Jennings discusses why he is retiring, what he plans on doing during retirement and what is going on with the New York Giants.

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Peyton Manning, Rashad Jennings & Gerald McCoy Hilariously React to ‘Mean Tweets’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

Jennings — the former running back for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders and New York Giants who won Dancing With the Starslast spring and retired a few months later — took on a hater who said he didn’t like him as a running back because “he don’t have good vision” and “he slow.”

“Because you sound like a kid, I’m gonna be polite and encourage you,” Jennings said after reading the tweet. “Stay in school.”

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