Na’il Diggs is well-known for his career in the National Football League. In 2000, he was a fourth-round draft pick of the Green Bay Packers and played linebacker for them through 2005. His starting linebacker career continued with the Carolina Panthers (2006-2009), the St. Louis Rams (2010) and the San Diego Chargers (2011) for a total of 12 seasons with the NFL. Mr. Diggs remains “in the game” as a pro football TV and radio analyst.
Prior to his NFL career, Mr. Diggs attended Ohio State University (1996-99), studying Aviation Management, and is currently working towards a Bachelor of Sociology degree. He is a licensed pilot, a public speaker and the author of “Life In The NFL Doesn’t Prepare You For Life After The NFL”, an article published on The Cauldron by Sports Illustrated. (http://on.si.com/1rJLyhI)
Mr. Diggs has served as the Director of Community Outreach and Engagement for Asset Builders of America, Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to teaching economic and financial literacy to give low to moderate income youth and families the tools they need to create the future they deserve. He also serves as spokesperson for Go4It!, an entrepreneurship education and training program, and is an advisory board member for Earnster: The Tween Empowerment App which teaches teenagers the connection between hard work and rewards. Mr. Diggs joins our board after practicing meditation for the past 10 years, which he attributes to extending his NFL career and enriching his life after football.