The Mindset of a Champion with Jeff Benedict
New York Times bestseller Jeff Benedict is a leader in sports journalism, capturing the inside stories of the greatest icons and teams in sports – from Tiger Woods, to Steve Young, to the New England Patriots. Jeff pulls back the curtain on what it was like to meet and work with these legends, and reveals the mindset it takes to be a champion in indelible conversations.
Jeff Benedict is the bestselling author of sixteen non-fiction books, as well as a television and film producer. His latest book, The Dynasty, is the definitive inside story of the New England Patriots under Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick, and Tom Brady, each of whom cooperated for the book. It was an instant New York Times bestseller. The book is being developed into a 10-part documentary series, which Jeff is executive producing. Prior to The Dynasty, Jeff co-wrote the #1 bestseller Tiger Woods and he was an executive producer on the HBO documentary Tiger that was based on the book and aired in 2021. The book is currently being developed into a scripted series, which Jeff is executive producing. Jeff is also the executive producer on a documentary based on his book Poisoned that will air on Netflix. In 2017, he co-produced Little Pink House, a feature film starring Catherine Keener and Jeanne Tripplehorn that was based on Jeff’s book of the same title. And in 2016, Jeff co-wrote with Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young his bestselling autobiography QB, which was the basis of an NFL Films documentary.
Jeff has been a special-features writer for Sports Illustrated, the Los Angeles Times, and The Hartford Courant, and his essays have appeared in the New York Times. His stories have been the basis of segments on 60 Minutes, CBS Sunday Morning, HBO Real Sports, Discovery Channel, Good Morning America, 20/20, 48 Hours, NFL Network, and NPR.