Former NFL player talks to students in Michiana

A former NFL player, who once played for the Indianapolis Colts, took a trip to Michiana Friday to score a touchdown for education.

Shawn Harper spoke to dozens of Benton Harbor area students Friday morning at the Alternative Education School at Sorter.

The retired football pro shared personal stories and words of wisdom, motivating the teens to overcome challenges and make better choices for themselves.

“One of my life statements is that you're not born winners or losers, you're born choosers,” says Shawn Harper former Indianapolis Colts Player. “And if we could just work to expand the capacity of our young kids, our teenagers, I believe that it can reap generations of dividends.”

Harper has been sharing his inspirational message at schools, small groups and businesses across the country for more than a decade.

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