Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Arian Foster

Founder, Arian Foster Family Foundation; Former NFL Player

Arian Foster is the founder of the Arian Foster Foundation and a former NFL football player, a four-time Pro Bowler and two-time All Pro star running back for the Houston Texans. He was named the “most interesting man in the NFL” by the Sporting News and hailed as “The NFL’s Renaissance Man” by CBS “This Morning.” Off the field, Foster is a father, investor, entrepreneur, musician, poet, actor, health enthusiast, philanthropist and activist. In 2013, Foster began his acting career with a cameo performance on CBS’ “Hawaii Five-0.” In 2014, he starred alongside Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner in “Draft Day,” his feature film debut. He has had roles in “Grandfathered” on Fox as well as the forthcoming “BayWatch” movie. As a philanthropist, he is committed to fighting childhood obesity, improving financial literacy, and personal development of inner-city youth through his Arian Foster Family Foundation. He is also an activist for social injustice, the rights of NCAA student athletes and religious freedom.


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