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Inky Johnson is, an a word, amazing. This guy had one dream, to play in the NFL and not because he wanted the notoriety or the fame. He wanted to provide his family with an opportunity to get out of the dark cloud that was their environment. Some say that you are defined by your environment. Others look for a way out. Any way out. For Inky Johnson, the NFL would provide him with the opportunity to enable his mother to quit working and for his family to get to a better place. Inky’s dream of playing in the NFL was destroyed on a freak play his junior year at the University of Tennessee against Air Force. That’s where Inky Johnson’s story begins.
Please watch this. It will be one of the best things you do all day. Then, show your significant other, your kids, your family, your friends and your co-workers. This is a powerful message. Watch: https://amp.twimg.com/v/dfa33ef0-766a-4053-8269-9ee19ac3051e
I would invite you to check out http://www.inkyjohnson.com/ and follow him on twitter @inkyjohnson.