Published on Dec 27, 2012
JJ Birden at 5"10 160 lbs, played 9 years as a Wide Receiver in the NFL. "IF YOU BELIEVE IT, YOU CAN ACHIEVE IT" http://www.jjbirden.com
JJ was born and raised in Portland Oregon. He attended the University of Oregon on an athletic scholarship. Excelled both in Football and Track & Field at the University. Drafted in the 1988 NFL draft and went on to play nine years as a wide receiver in the NFL. Graduating from U of O the following year. Played with such teams as Cleveland Browns, Dallas Cowboys, Kansas City Chiefs and the Atlanta Falcons. Retired from the NFL in 1997 and went on to pursue his business interest. Shared ownership of three companies, (Summit Medical, Summit Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, ProSpot Fitness) where he served as CEO of two and Sale Manager of the other.
Over the last few years he's drastically changed his business affairs. Removing himself from his current businesses, to pursue full time commitment to Xocai Healthy Chocolate. Entering his sixth year in Xocai along with his wife Raina, they are Top Distributors in the company with one of the strongest teams in Xocai, Team X 88 International.
JJ is all about motivating and inspiring others to perform at the highest level of excellence. He encourages all to keep a Never Never Quit determination with a Stay Positive frame of mind.
He currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife of 22 years Raina Birden and 8 children, 3 biological and 5 nieces & nephews.