Thanks so much for taking the time out to do this interview. Marlon Favorite is a former NFL Player currently in the Arena Football League.
Our goal is to share the athletes story in a way that people’s lives may be impacted and live out their God-given dream.
Dream Muscle Athletes: Take us on your journey from your childhood up until LSU?
Well, as a child even now I’m blessed to have been brought up in church have both caring parents and two older siblings. I have been playing football since I was 6 yrs old I played pop Warner at Kings Grant on the westbank of New Orleans. From there I played every level of ball (middle school (Ellender middle), high school (Shaw High and West Jeff High were I was an All-American ). From there on to LSU. My college years at LSU was amazing and I wouldn’t trade them for nothing . It was truly a blessing to play along side some of the greatest teammates and coaches a guy could ask for.
Dream Muscle Athletes: What has your journey been like in the NFL?Ok where should I start. Lol. I will say this before I start , Our God is an awesome God. First and for most its a blessing making it to that level of football. My journey in the NFL was very rocky. Four years and 10 NFL teams, 13 professional teams total. My faith was the only thing that helped me through it. I thank God for that.
Dream Muscle Athletes: How did it feel being apart of the Saints Super Bowl team? Was that an accomplishment for you?
That experience was GREAT. You know as a kid that’s something you always dream of. For that dream to come true, it was a blessing. Definitely a huge life accomplishment.
Dream Muscle Athletes: Who has been most influential in your life? Family, coaches, etc. The word of God, my wife, my parents , my siblings, my big cousins,my high school and college coaches.
Dream Muscle Athletes: What is your biggest accomplishment in life? The birth of my son. To see his birth was a for sure indicator that God is real.
Dream Muscle Athletes: What one or two things do you currently do in your training that are keys to your success? Training smart and conditioning to stay in shape.
Dream Muscle Athletes: What would be your ultimate achievement? To have a multi-million dollar family business
Dream Muscle Athletes: How do you set your goals? I have always been the type of guy to set achievable goals.
Dream Muscle Athletes: What is your biggest challenge, and what do you do to manage this challenge? My biggest challenge is time management. Writing a daily schedule helps me manage this area better.
Dream Muscle Athletes: What is your diet like? High protein and fruits and veggies. I have cheat days occasionally LOL.
Dream Muscle Athletes: What 1-2 things do you believe differentiates you from your contemporaries who have tailed off in their athletic participation and abilities?
My faith and drive.
Dream Muscle Athletes: Do you have any recommended resources to share (books, seminars, websites, coaches)? Book(The Alecimist)
Dream Muscle Athletes: Have you experienced a breakthrough, and if so, what led to it?
Creating my own fitness business ( Favorite Strength and Fitness). What led to it was being in and out of work in the NFL. I told myself one day last year that I wasn’t going to let anyone control my means of income and the rest was history.
Dream Muscle Athletes: What was the best advice you were ever given? Keep your eyes on the prize my dad told me that.
Dream Muscle Athletes: Do you have a saying or motto that you live your life by? Play the game how it go!
Dream Muscle Athletes: Where do you draw your inspiration from?
My wife and kids!
Dream Muscle Athletes: Anything else you’d like to share?
You can do any thing ou put your mind to.
Dream Muscle Athletes: How involved are you in your local community? I’m pretty active in my community I occasionally speak at schools and events
Dream Muscle Athletes: What are your plans after football?
To continue my business ventures.
Dream Muscle Athletes: If you had some advice to give to kids what would it be? Keep God 1st, respect your parents.
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