As an NFL Hall of Fame inductee and the highest-rated quarterback in NFL history, Steve Young is celebrated as one of the greatest football players of all time. His 15-year football career includes such stellar achievements as Super Bowl XXIX Most Valuable Player (MVP), NFL MVP in 1992 and 1994, and seven consecutive Pro Bowl appearances.
Now, the same qualities that brought him success on the field have led to his significant accomplishments off the field including as an entrepreneur, lawyer, dedicated philanthropist and corporate spokesman. Steve shares his message of dedication, tenacity, hard work and leadership to audiences around the globe and his charismatic delivery combined with his powerful message leave audiences energized and inspired to deliver their best every day.
Steve Young has encountered seemingly insurmountable challenges at every step of his football career. Though under continuous pressure, Young never lost touch with his own identity. Whether scrambling to avoid the clutches of blitzing linebackers or trying to live up to impossible expectations placed on him by 49er fans, Young remained devoted to community, religion, and his fierce desire to succeed. Young’s focus and commitment shines through in this presentation in which he inspires audiences to be true to themselves and never let go of your dream.
“Football is more a mental game than anything else. You have to have confidence in yourself. You have to know that you can do it. That’s when your teammates have confidence in you.” -Steve Young
Former San Francisco 49er’s quarterback Steve Young shares his own personal experiences and the “life’s lessons” his experiences over the years have taught him–overcoming physical injury and emotional disappointment and taking pride in all of your achievements regardless of the reactions of others. He encourages audiences to persevere through the rough times and realize that it takes a team effort to be successful.