Trey Edmunds

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  • NFL Player - formerly with the New Orleans Saints & Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Second-Generation NFL Family
  • Authority on Overcoming Setbacks, Motivation, and Positive Mindset



NFL running back Trey Edmunds is a member of a legacy football family and an authority on overcoming setbacks, creating a positive mindset, and motivation. Trey and his brothers, Terrell and Tremaine, made history as the first squad of three brothers to play in the NFL at the same time since 1927, and their father Ferrell was a two-time Pro Bowler himself. While playing college football at Virginia Tech and Maryland as a four-star recruit, Trey suffered multiple career halting injuries, and overcame those obstacles through his positive mindset. After going undrafted in 2016, he doubled up on his determination and won a place on the New Orleans Saints lineup, playing in all 18 games. Then Trey was signed to the Pittsburgh Steelers, reuniting with his brother Terrell for several successful seasons. In motivational talks, Trey inspires audiences with insights about how to find the way to best serve your team, organization, or community.

Trey has been sought-after for motivational events with audiences of all ages, from the Dairy Alliance Fuel Greatness Event for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons celebrating Communities in Motion, to the Saints Touchdown Club, for which he offered an inspiring keynote and connected with the crowd. Trey is passionate about giving back to his community and serving as a positive mentor in the lives of young people after experiencing so much support himself. In addition to hosting an annual sports camp in his hometown, he also speaks out about mental health awareness. Trey’s story of grit and resilience leaves audiences feeling empowered to achieve their dreams.

 

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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. ...

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. ...

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. ...

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 eve ...

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

Even after suffering multiple career-halting injuries during college, Trey Edmunds kept chasing his dream of playing in the NFL. With the motto that “setbacks only create new opportunities,” Edmunds persisted and landed a spot on the roster for the New Orleans Saints, the first of the three Edmunds ...

Even after suffering multiple career-halting injuries during college, Trey Edmunds kept chasing his dream of playing in the NFL. With the motto that “setbacks only create new opportunities,” Edmunds persisted and landed a spot on the roster for the New Orleans Saints, the first of the three Edmunds brothers to play in the NFL. Now playing alongside his brother Terrell for the Pittsburgh Steelers, Trey inspires audiences as he shares the details of his empowering and motivational story of positivity, faith, resilience, and hard work.

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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.