Shaquem Alphonso Griffin is an American football linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks in the National Football League.
When Shaquem Griffin was 4, he had his left hand amputated. Growing up, that didn’t hold him back from much, including playing football—even though most of his coaches, players, and friends didn’t think he’d ever be able to make more than a hobby of it. Shaquem, now a linebacker for the Seattle Seahawks, holds some of his sport’s top awards and has certainly proved his doubters wrong. In addition to training and practicing relentlessly, Shaquem has spent his entire life honing an unbreakable never-give-up mindset. It’s what has allowed him to defy expectations and develop unwavering self-confidence that has taken him all the way to the top. In this episode, Shaquem breaks down how his approach to self-talk, recovery, nutrition, and more helped him achieve what seemed like an impossible dream.TRAINED is produced by Nike Training Club Pro. The best of Nike. Exclusively for Trainers. To apply, go to by TRAINED? Then you’ll love Nike Training Club app. The Nike Training Club app provides expertly designed workouts from Nike trainers for everyone at all fitness levels. It’s the ultimate training source from the leading minds at Nike.With holistic tips on movement, recovery, nutrition, mindset and sleep from experts on Nike’s Performance Council, NTC delivers on all five facets of fitness and puts our best at your fingertips. No matter how you train, NTC will help you discover your personal greatness. Click the link below to get the app for iOS or Android.Download Now
Adam Schefter talks to former UCF LB & Draft Combine standout Shaquem Griffin about his historic performance in Indy, his goals at the next level and more (:40). Plus, Jags WR Allen Robinson discusses where he thinks he'll be playing next season, whether he'll be ready to go at the start of camp and much more (13:05).
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Jul 20th, 1995
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59 minutes, 42 seconds
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