Damon Dunn was born to a 16 year old mother. He lost his father when he just three years old. He lived with 10 people in a three bedroom trailer. Damon committed to his education, became a 4.0 student, and earned a full scholarship to Stanford University. While attending Stanford he earned All Pac 10 and Academic Pac 10 honors. Upon graduation, Damon played in the NFL for four different teams; Dallas Cowboys, New York Jets, Cleveland Browns, and Jacksonville Jaguars. Damon retired after 4 seasons, started a successful real estate investment firm and now spends considerable time working with at risk youth.