Mental Health Awareness
NFL running back Trey Edmunds shares his passion for mental health awareness. From skills like developing a positive mindset to learning resilience in the face of obstacles, Trey offers insights about the importance of compassion and resources for those struggling in this inspiring talk.
Leadership: Making a Difference
For pro football player Trey Edmunds, strong leadership is about using your power and platform to make a difference in the lives of others. In this motivational talk, Trey inspires audiences with insights about how to find the way to best serve your team, organization, or community.
Being a Big Brother: The Positive Impact of Foster Care
Second generation NFL player Trey Edmunds speaks the positive impact of foster care in this informative and engaging talk. Trey’s parents have fostered over two dozen children, and watching their resilience, commitment, and kindness has shaped his life as well.
Motivational Message for Young Audiences
In this motivational talk, Trey Edmunds shares a motivational message with young audiences about finding your passion and making a difference. A dedicated community servant, Trey has vast experience connecting with young audiences in a mentorship capacity and shares his journey in this impactful event.
Standing Out in Skill, Play and Character
Trey Edmunds shares a motivational message of resilience with audiences of every age
For second generation pro football player TREY EDMUNDS, his road to the NFL was not an easy one. After a college tenure punctuated by potentially career-ending injuries, Trey worked his way back time and again, doubling down on determination and honoring his personal motto, “setbacks only create new opportunities.” And when he went undrafted in 2016, some thought his professional career would never get started – but Trey knew better. He persisted, overcoming this obstacle like he had so many before, signing with the New Orleans Saints and later the Pittsburgh Steelers. In motivational talks, Trey inspires audiences with insights about finding the way to best serve your team, organization, or community.
Trey is passionate about giving back to his community and serving as a positive mentor in the lives of young people after experience so much support himself. In addition to hosting an annual sports camp in his hometown, he also speaks out about mental health awareness. For the “My Cause My Cleats” NFL campaign, Trey focused on the role mental health plays in resilience: “I see how people deal and fight with mental health daily. The affects weigh on people heavily and what’s even more disturbing is people not being able to identify what they’re feeling or going through. We’ve all experienced mental health at some point. Therefore, my goal is to bring awareness to the issue by telling people my story, and let people know they’re not alone.” Trey’s story of grit and resilience leaves audiences feeling empowered to achieve their dreams.
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“Setbacks only create new opportunities.” - Trey Edmunds
Pittsburgh Steelers running back, Ferrell “Trey” Edmunds is the ultimate embodiment of these words. The oldest of the three Edmunds boys, Trey paved the way and set a standard of unyielding work ethic and drive for his younger brothers, Terrell (Pittsburgh Steelers, Safety) and Tremaine (Buffalo Bills, Linebacker).
Having suffered multiple career halting injuries during college ball, Trey’s journey to the NFL was far from easy. Despite neither being drafted nor a priority free-agent signing in 2017, Trey never faltered, kept pushing, and maintained positivity. His grit and determination would eventually overpower the setbacks, landing him a spot on the Saints 53-man roster…where he would play in all 18 games.
Trey’s ability to defy the odds time and time again is a testament to his character and is a beautiful reminder that success begins with belief in oneself. Trey’s ability to inspire, motivate, and unify his family and teammates through his own journey has made him an indispensable team member and leader.