Jim Brown

Founder, Amer-I-Can; NFL Hall of Fame Legend

Jim Brown is the founder of Amer-I-Can and a former professional football player. He is best known for his record-setting nine-year career as a running back in the NFL for the Cleveland Browns from 1957 to 1965. In 2002, Sporting News named him the greatest professional football player ever, and he is widely considered to be one of the most exceptional professional athletes the US has ever produced.In 1988, Brown founded the Amer-I-Can Program, a life management skills organization. The program helps individuals meet their academic potential, to conform their behavior to acceptable society standards, and to improve the quality of their lives by equipping them with the critical life management skills to confidently and successfully contribute to society. 

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