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A Star Athlete's Agent Said He Was Making The Biggest Mistake Of His Life. Didn't Matter.

"When I think about a life of greatness, I think about a life of service."

A Star Athlete's Agent Said He Was Making The Biggest Mistake Of His Life. Didn't Matter.

At his height in the NFL, Jason Brown was one of the best. While wearing #60 for the St. Louis Rams, he had a five-year, $37 million contract. That's kind of a lot of money.


Then one day, he walked away from the game, the fame, and the fortune.

What did Brown leave the game to do? What was the one thing that could make him walk away from a life many dream of having?

Jason Brown wanted to become a farmer.

It bears mentioning that Brown had never farmed a day in his life.

But that still leaves us wondering why. What led him to take up farming?

Brown practices what he preaches. He plans to donate the first fruits of every harvest to local food pantries. I think the reporter here said what we're all thinking:

See the full report below.

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