Welcome to the Official Site for Chris Ward

Chris Ward is a former All-American at The Ohio State University and a 4th overall draft pick for the 1978 New York Jets. Today, Chris is a sought-after motivational speaker. His unique story about being abandoned on the doorsteps of a church, to playing college and professional football, to living on the streets of Los Angeles, will have your audience mesmerized and motivated. 


Since his NFL retirement, Chris has accomplished his goal of helping others. Using his experiences and his "Three P's Motto" - Patience, Persistence, and Perseverance - Chris customizes a rivoting speech that will have attendees on their feet cheering for more.

Speeches, Autographs, and Signing Events



Students from every level are engaged by Chris Ward's storytelling. He empowers youth of all ages.



Chris Ward will mesmerize your attendees with his motivational tips and stories. 



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Chris Ward