Marques grew up in a single parent home with a father that inspired him. He attended Howard University where he played division 1 football prior to getting drafted into the NFL in 2003. He played for five years as an offensive lineman with the Titans, Bills, Ravens and Jaguars. Even during the offseason he helped train football players in Europe, both physically and mentally.
At the age of 27, Marques founded a construction company that grew rapidly within its first few years, however, he eventually went bankrupt after losing almost 2 million dollar on one project in just under 90 days. At his darkest moment, the NFL trust helped him restructure his life. With a lot of hard work and determination, he became a motivational speaker and marketing leader, helping to build others up to succeed. His bestselling book, “Sleepless Nights: The NFL: A Family and Business” is an autobiography from birth, to his NFL career, rise and fall in corporate America and beyond. It also details how he overcame his demons of drinking and gambling to get his life back on track. Be sure to visit his website at http://marquesogdenpublicspeaker.com.
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