Shamiel Gary is an inspirational former NFL player committed to investing in the next generation through professional speaking and community service. When he’s not playing on the field or speaking to auditoriums of students, Shamiel spends his time as an entrepreneur focused on real estate, mentoring, and writing a children’s book with his daughter, Kaidri.
“ Shamiel shared his story in a sincere and humorous way! It was obvious his heart is really for pouring into whoever his audience may be. He spoke with humility and the love of Christ! ”
“ Shamiel did great! The kids loved hearing from him. I’m glad he was real about his home life. Our kids face similar things. ”
“ Shamiel was awesome. The students loved him! I did, too.
What a precious human being! You could just feel his heart. He was great, I’m glad he could come. ”
“ Appreciate you a lot. Since birth, I have been a true Bills fan. You weren’t just speaking to the kids, you were speaking to me as well. Thank you for your time. ”
“ Shamiel’s story was incredible and timely for these students! We were all impacted by the things he’s persevered through and his attitude. ”
“ Was honored to have NFL player Shamiel Gary share his testimony today – very humble guy. I loved his story! ”
“ Shamiel did an amazing job at encouraging and motivating our students!
His message to not quit because you have ‘one more move’ was inspiring! ”
“ Shamiel did an amazing job. His interaction with the kids was perfect. His message was spot on. He held the kids attention during his entire time there. I would love to have him back when he has time. Please let him know how much we appreciate him taking time to come talk with our kids! ”
“ Our students loved hearing from Shamiel Gary! They would not stop talking about him afterwards. He spoke about the importance of perseverance and inspired them to never give up. His presentation was relatable and relevant. ”
“ I liked his message a lot. We really loved having him! He was able to connect with our kids really well. ”
“ It went really well! Shamiel shared his story and highlighted different points about perseverance, motivation, trusting God, etc. He’s not from our ORU bubble, which was a little refreshing! Our students are normally around ministry leaders, so it was good to hear about how God works in different people, even NFL players. That was cool! ”