Life is full of ups and downs and it’s don’t mean to become hopeless. If you didn’t lose hope even in the bad situation then this might turn into something good but very few peoples can get over it.
Similarly, Inquoris “Inky” Johnson who dreams of becoming a successful football player but couldn’t make it after the injury during a college football game. But you don’t know what is going on in his private life? Find out all the details of Inky’s wiki, net worth, age, and family.
|FULL NAME||Inquoris Johnson|
|BIRTH||February 12, 1986|
|JOB||Motivational Speaker, Former Footballer|
|ALUMNI||University of Tennessee|
|BOOK||Inky: An Amazing Story of Faith and Perseverance|
Who is Inky Johnson?
Born on February 12, 1986, in Atlanta, Georgia, Inky birth name is Inquoris Johnson. He grew up in the Kirkwood neighborhood and didn’t stay with his parents. He lived with his grandparents’ two-bedroom house with 13 other family members. At the time, he slept on a pallet on the living room floor.
As per Johnson, during his childhood, he lived in between drugs and violence, as his family had moved five times in nine years. He is the first person in his family to go to college.
While he and his cousins were walking down the street, a coach came across and later signed them to play organized sports. Since an early age, Inky played baseball and football.
His passion for football, Johnson had dreamed of becoming the NFL player in the future. He went on to the University of Tennessee to play football where he was a cornerback for the university until his junior year.
in 2006, Inky played against the Gamecocks wearing jersey No. 29 as a defensive back which was special to Johnson. He did such a great job so the coach captain chose him as a team captain.
In the year 2007, he graduated with a B.A. in Political Science and earned a Master in Arts in Sports Psychology in 2009.
Inky Johnson’s arm injury crushed his football career
On 9 September 2006, Inky Johnson’s football career-ending injury on a tackle in against the Air Force Academy. He went for a tackle and rammed is right shoulder into Justin Handley. That hit caused permanent nerve damage but also his right arm was paralyzed.
After the incident, he was taken to the hospital and told that his eyelid was dropping, a sign f nerve damage called Horner’s syndrome. The doctor said that his dream of becoming the NFL player would never gonna happen and his arm would never as it was before.
Career: Motivational Speaker
Many people thought that after his right arm was paralyzed, he loses hope but he didn’t. Instead, he became a motivational speaker at school, community teams and ceremonies across the USA. He inspired by his speeches to his audience and followers to embrace the challenges of life.
The below video “Unstoppable” that got 246,470 views on YouTube till to date. He said one of the strongest points that will you change your mind is, “Just focus on yourself, not others.”
Besides, Inky authored an autobiography book titled Inky: An Amazing Story of Faith and Perseverance in which he talks about his life experience.
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What is the net worth of Inky Johnson?
Inky Johnson is an inspiration for everyone who lost their hope in life after the sudden incident. Let’s figure out how much the motivational speaker net worth is? He earns an impressive salary from traveling to the state to state and some other countries speaking in numerous events.
Although he didn’t talk much about his life. It is somewhat difficult to estimate his exact net worth and salary of Inky. However, As reported to the United States Big Speak, a motivation and keynote speaker charges within the range from $10,000 to $20,000.
According to online sources, Inky Johnson’s net worth is approximately $1 Million as of 2019.
Wife and Children
The motivational speaker has perfectly balance his both personal and professional life. Inky Johnson is married to his high school sweetheart Allison Johnson on April 9, 2011. His wife posted a picture of their wedding on her Instagram wishing him a Happy 4th anniversary.
Back on April 10, 2018, Allison shared a video which was filled with their lovely photos on their 7th anniversary with a caption. She wrote,
“We were just kids when we fell in love🎶🎵Happy Anniversary to my boo! I love you so much! Let’s keep enjoying this ride and creating amazing memories😘😘😘 Here’s to a lifetime of love, happiness, peace, and health.😘😘😘 @inkyjohnson“
Johnson is a father of two children; a daughter named, Jada and a son, Inky Johnson Jr. Currently, they are living in Atlanta happily.
Johnson is very loyal and supportive to his wife and no rumors to be around of their separation and divorce yet.
Social Media Presence
Professionally, Inky Johnson is a motivational speaker and very much active in all over the social platforms like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube as @inkyjohnson. He won millions of hearts through his speaking.
Quotes by Inky Johnson
- Your expectation should never be hight than your work ethic.
- Courage is the commitment to begin without any guarantee of success.
- No matter where you’re in life, celebrate it. It’s either a product of your growth or a place that will help you grow.
- Change is the essence of life. Be willing to surrender what you are for what you can become.
Watch the videos of Inky Johnson if you feel hopeless. This will help you to find yourself and to be who you are.