Ricky Ellis
GFL Deputy Director

Seattle Seahawk

Retired Parole Officer, Calif. Division of Juvenile Justice

20 years with Goals For Life

Marvin Cobb 
GFL Midwest Program Director

USC All-American

Cincinnati Bengal

10 years with Goals For Life

Cephus
Weatherspoon

New Orleans Saint

Former elementary and high school teacher, youth mentor

20 years with Goals For Life

Isaac Keys

 

Minnesota Viking

Actor

 

Bob Grant

 

Baltimore Colt

Businessman

5 years with Goals For Life

Mel Rogers

 

San Diego Charger

Retired high school teacher

Ron Brown

 

Olympic Gold Medalist

Los Angeles Rams

Kenny Watts

 

Jon Nielsen

 

GFL MENTORS

Many special speakers come into GFL classrooms, both former professional athletes and successful individuals in the business community.  GFL also sponsors school

assemblies with panels of speakers.

NFL legend Rosey Grier

came to speak to GFL students.  He told them the story of how he wrested the gun from Sirhan Sirhan after he assasinated Robert Kennedy. 

Businessman and board member Steve Murow speaks at an assembly along with Deputy Director,  Ricky Ellis.

Special Speakers

Some of the NFL
players who have
worked with GFL:

Deacon Jones

Rosey Grier

Elston Ridgle

Leo Gray

Reggie Doss

Henry Lawrence

Mark Seay

Dana Hall

Tim Brown

Clinton Jones

Carver Shannon

Joel Williams

LeRoy Irvin

James Washington

Mike Haynes

Rams

Rams

Raiders

Raiders

Rams

Raiders

49ers, SD Chargers

49ers

Eagles

Vikings

Rams

Miami Dolphins

Rams

Dallas Cowboys

Patriots, Raiders