Name: Terrance Jarrelle Coleman
College: Valdosta State University
Years: 1 year at Valdosta State University
Major: Business Administration graduating with my BS degree in Business Administration from Virginia University of Lynchburg
What was the most important thing you learned during your career?
I have a firm belief in God. As a Christian I believe If keep God first and foremost in my life that I can achieve anything in life. I have a strong work ethic and I believe that “Preparation + Planning = SUCCESS. The most important thing that has keep me in my career has been my FAITH in God.
What qualities do you possess that makes you a candidate for a professional contract?
I have a strong work ethic, team player, talent, but most of all my PASSION for the game.
What motivates you on and off of the field?
The death of both of my parents is my purest form of motivation. My Dad & Mom both died on the same day right before Christmas.
What was your major and why did you choose to study that field?
My major is Business Administration. I want to establish food chains nationwide, barber shops and lawn care services. I want to open a non-profit organization feeding the homeless and the poor in memory of my parents.
What is your routine like as you pursue a professional opportunity?
My daily routine includes working out three times a week with a personal trainer. On my off days I run, relaxation, diet and spiritual mediation.
What is or are some challenges you faced in your career and how did you overcome them?
I feel like challenges is my middle name. The death of both of my parents at a young age on the same day. That experience has prepared me to face anything in life. My faith in God has been my overcoming force.
What or who is your inspiration. How did you come to that conclusion?
My greatest inspiration comes from my parents. My Dad never missed any of my football games. I still feel his presence at every game.
What are some of the contributions you made to your previous program? What about the local community?
My greatest contributions have been helping adolescents at my local recreational center in my community.
What is your best asset as an athlete and why will it make you successful at the next level?
My greatest asset is “ball get off”. My coaches always tell me that my greatest asset is how FAST I can get off the line.
What are your plans for a post football career?
To open my nationwide food chains, barbershops, lawn care services, non-profit organization, marriage and raising a family.
What is your fondest memory playing football?
I have many fond memories, but my fondest would be seeing my Dad’s excitement from the sidelines every time I sacked the quarterback.