For millions, playing in the NFL is a dream they’ll never have the opportunity to pursue, because they weren’t born with the talent. Mikel LeShoure was born with talent, but little else—Mikel LeShoure was born in prison.
“One of the blessings of being part of the NFL is that it gives you a lot of opportunities,” said Elliss from his home in the Salt Lake City, Utah area. “I hope to take this opportunity to engage people and share from my heart some of my own personal stories.”
Elliss will be coming to Midland at the invitation of Partners in Faith, an organization of caring professionals from a broad spectrum of interests that focuses on healthy relationships and strong families.
Zac Snyder got hooked on the Lions after his dad took him to a Monday Night Football game against the Los Angeles Raiders in 1990. The show put on by Barry Sanders and Bo Jackson that night was only surpassed by what Zac could do with Barry in a game of Tecmo Super Bowl.