Justin Forsett completed his eighth season in the National Football League, his second with the Baltimore Ravens. He has played in 99 career games and spent time with Seattle, Indianapolis, Houston and Jacksonville.
Justin was named to his first Pro Bowl in 2015 following his most successful season in the NFL. He rushed for over 1,200 yards and was named AFC Offensive Player of the Week twice during the 2014 season. Justin’s personal journey is one of the best stories in the NFL this season.
Justin has a genuine desire to positively impact others with his message of perseverance through life’s disappointments. His witty and down-to-earth personality engages audiences from corporate environments to youth groups as he shares his inspirational journey of hope, focus and determination.
In his career, Justin has rushed for 3,599 yards on 733 carries with eighteen touchdowns and added 190 receptions for 1,266 yards and one score. He played in nine games for the Jaguars in 2013 before injuring his foot forcing him to miss the remainder of the season. He spent parts of four seasons (2008-11) with Seattle and the 2012 season with the Texans.
A native of Lakeland, Florida, Justin spent his freshman and sophomore seasons at Polk High School in Mulberry, Florida before his family moved to Texas. He attended Grace Prep Academy for his final two years of high school. Justin played collegiately at University of California-Berkeley where he ranked third in school history with 3,220 rushing yards and fourth with 26 touchdowns. He was a teammate of Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch while with the Bears.
Justin’s wife, Angela, was a standout volleyball player at Cal-Berkeley and was on the U.S. Women’s Volleyball team for 5 years. Justin and Angela reside in Maryland with their 3 year-old son, Judah second son Zion, born on Valentine’s Day 2015.