IYF Leadership Speaker Series

Marcus Roberson

Defensive Back at Ottawa Redblacks

> about the speaker:

  • Marcus is currently in a Canadian football league as a defensive back, in Ottawa Redblacks.

  • Was No. 3 national ranking in the USA Today Super 25.

  • Rated as a four-star recruit by Rivals.com, he was ranked as the No. 2 cornerback prospect in the nation.

  • 2011-2013 Florida Gators football team at the University of Florida

  • 2014 NFL Draft

  • St. Louis Rams (2014-2015)

  • Buffalo Bills (2016)

  • Houston Texans (2017)

  • Toronto Argonauts (2018)

  • Ottawa Redblacks (2020)

> topic Description:

  • When difficulties happen in life, people tend to complain and blame their circumstances

  • Nick had every reason to complain about his life because of the way he was born, but he did

    not give up looking for his “Why”

  • Focus on all things we have versus what we don’t have

  • Push beyond suffering and live a life that has no limits

  • The biggest disability you can have is the bad mindset

> date & time

  • July 27 (Mon.)

  • 10:10AM, EDT