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How This NFL Wide Receiver Catches the Opportunities That Come His Way Marvin Jones Jr., wide receiver for the Detroit Lions, shares the lessons he's learned about investing in his community.

By David Meltzer

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Marvin Jones Jr., the record-breaking wide receiver for the Detroit Lions, talks about how his parents and his time at the University of California, Berkeley, informed his desire to give back, as well as some of his thoughts on his current and future investment goals.

Jones Jr. and The Playbook host David Meltzer discuss the importance of finding the right times to say no, how to effectively balance family and career, and finding people with a great heart. The pair also chat about the Nothing Bundt Cakes franchise that Jones Jr. owns with his wife and why commercial real estate investing is next on his to-do list.

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David Meltzer

Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing, Speaker, Author and Business Coach

David Meltzer, co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and host of Entrepreneur's podcast, “The Playbook”, is a Top 100 Business Coach, global public speaker and three-time international best-selling author who has been honored by Variety as “Sports Humanitarian of the Year”.

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