Adam Taliaferro Speaker Profile
Former Penn State Football Player
Adam Taliaferro Biography
Adam Taliaferro was born January 1, 1982, in Moon Township, Pennsylvania and is a former American football player whose recovery from a paralyzing spinal cord injury sustained while playing cornerback for the Penn State Nittany Lions gained national media attention.
Growing up in Voorhees Township, New Jersey, he was a standout running back and cornerback for the Eastern High School Vikings. In two years of varsity football at Eastern High School, he averaged 9.4 yards per carry, racking up 62 touchdowns, and seven interceptions. Taliaferro was also a four year varsity starter in basketball, and set his school's record in the high jump at 6' 6".
In September 2012, he joined pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb as a healthcare advocate, focusing on mental health, oncology, and HIV products. Taliaferro also runs his own foundation which helps student athletes with head or spinal injuries and is a motivational speaker, doing corporate appearances and speaking at schools.
On November 8, 2011, he was elected to serve on the Gloucester County Board of Chosen Freeholders. A resident of Woolwich Township, he assumed office on January 6, 2012.
In the spring of 2012, he was elected to the Board of Trustees at his alma mater.
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