Former NFL Offensive Lineman Shares the Secret to Never Giving Up

He played in the NFL as an offensive lineman for six years, but transition came hard for Marques OgdenBorn and raised in Washington, D.C., by a single father, Ogden attended Howard University before being drafted into the NFL and becoming a successful business owner. When things took a turn — causing him to lose every penny he had in less than 90 days — and Ogden went from ambitious businessman to nightshift janitor virtually overnight, he chose to stick it out. Today, he's an international keynote speaker, a business coach, and a consultant.

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On this episode of the Spartan UP! podcast, Ogden shares the role that accountability and constant motion played in the former NFL player's fight to never give up, no matter what life threw at him. 

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