Marvin Washington is a former NFL player who played a total of eleven years with three teams: the New York Jets, Denver Broncos, and San Francisco 49ers. He was a member of the Denver Broncos 1998 Super Bowl-winning team and was voted by Sports Illustrated as the 36th best N.Y. JET of all time.
A voice for former NFL players in the NFL’s concussion lawsuit, Washington addressed the truth about the outcome as well as the effects of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). An advocate for all-natural, non-habit-forming cannabis, Washington continues to speak out on the topic of using cannabinoids as neuroprotectants as well as an avenue to alleviate the nation’s #1 health epidemic: prescription opioid abuse and addiction.
Washington is a graduate of Idaho University and a 2004 inductee into the University of Idaho Vandal Sports Hall of Fame. After football, Washington worked for William Small Wealth Management Group as a Financial Advisor. At Williams, he advised high net worth individual investors and Professional Athletes in the NFL and NBA. Washington worked in financial services for 10 years focusing on financial planning, retirement planning, and estate planning. Now a serial entrepreneur, Washington is focused on the cannabis industry. He is an investor and co-owner of a number of cannabis ventures.
Marvin is also a pioneer in the cannabis industry. He was the first athlete to openly talk about the benefits of cannabis back in 2014. Today, he is the new host of “5th Quarter”- a show available on ROKU and Apple TV.
Tune in as Marvin dives deep in discussion with Shawn Zanotti and tackles how he lobbied the NFL Players Association to push changes in the drug policies of football.
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