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Derrick Morgan: Financial Literacy in Sports: Who's Got the Ball?

October 23, 2023 Jason Portnoy
Perfectly Mentored with Jason Portnoy
Derrick Morgan: Financial Literacy in Sports: Who's Got the Ball?
Show Notes

Derrick Morgan's story highlights the critical need for improved financial education for professional athletes. This episode serves as a valuable resource for anyone interested in financial literacy, particularly athletes transitioning to post-sports careers and entrepreneurs looking to leverage their skills gained from sports in the business world.


In this episode of Perfectly Mentored, we dive into the world of financial literacy and the unique challenges faced by professional athletes as they navigate the transition from sports to the business world. Our guest, Derrick Morgan, a former NFL player turned successful entrepreneur, shares his personal journey and insights into financial literacy.

Topics Covered:

  •  Discussion about responsibility for financial literacy [00:12]
  •  Personal responsibility for financial literacy [01:16]
  •  Realization and motivation to take control of finances [02:31]
  •  The pride factor in seeking financial knowledge [05:05]
  •  Transitioning into entrepreneurship and its challenges [07:13]
  •  Dealing with adversity and persistence in business [08:32]


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