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NFL QB Jameis Winston–Thoughts on Training, Leadership, Football, & LIFE

It’s great to have 7-year NFL QB Jameis Winston on the podcast today as we are talking all things football, training, mentorship, and life. Jameis is the heir apparent QB for the New Orleans Saints after spending the last year under the tutelage of Drew Brees and the previous 5-years to that with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jameis is a former Heisman Trophy winner and #1 overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.

On today’s IMPACT SHOW, we talk about: 

  • Why Jameis came out to San Diego to train
  • What Jameis believes it takes to be great
  • Lessons learned working with his mentor Drew Brees 
  • What Jamies does to “Get his Mind Right”
  • Tasting the Top and Tasting Adversity; Jameis’ tips for perseverance
  • How growing up with 20-kids in the house helped make him who he is today
  • How to embrace the struggle
  • What the world needs to know about Jameis Winston
  • What Jameis is most looking forward to in the future

I believe you’re really going to really enjoy today’s Show. Jameis was awesome and he was so grateful to be on the Show. I believe you will feel his vibrant energy, excitement, and authenticity throughout the Show. If you enjoy it, please SHARE this episode. Simply snap a picture of the cover and share it on your social media or text a link of the IMPACT Show to your favorite people.

Please be sure to tag Jameis and me and let us know what you think:

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:32 – What brought Jameis to San Diego?

1:25 – What has been happening in Jameis’s life?
Miracle baby born 12-31-20

4:12 – What it takes to be great.
All in…success does not define Jameis; the work ethic and the process does

5:40 – Greatest lessons learned from Drew Brees.
Success is in the struggle, CEO Mentality, and Consistency

8:45 – What does “Get Your Mind Right” mean to you?
Each day is a new opportunity

11:18  – Tasting the Top and Tasting Adversity…lessons learned.

14:21  – Advice to high school athletes
Be willing to serve and put pride aside

16:53 – How much of your story makes you who you are today?

17:57  – Advice and hope to someone struggling today
Success is in the struggle… Love, Faith, Grace

18:55  – How do you embrace the struggle?
You Push….You Pray

20:04 – Iron Sharpens Iron
Surround yourself with great people

21:18 – What the world needs to know about Jameis
Servant leader…willing to serve

21:57 – How do you keep the light lit?
Stay a little kids and love for the game

23:45 – What Jameis is most looking forward to in the future
Embrace the process

25:00 – Do you feel like you need to fill the shoes of Drew Brees?
Take the lessons learned and build off of them

26:35 – What does the word IMPACT mean to you and what legacy do you want to leave?
Character, Honor, Integrity, and Discipline

27:30 – Final words of wisdom from Jameis

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