James Hodgins, a San Jose native who played football at San Jose State University and went on to play a combined 78 games in the NFL for the St. Louis Rams, the Arizona Cardinals and the New York Jets from 1999-2007. He was a member of the Rams "GreatestShowon Turf"team when they played in the Super Bowl in 2000 and defeated the Tennessee Titans and in 2002 when they lost to the New England Patriots. James was the lead blocker for some of the NFL's greatest Running Backs including Marshall Faulk, Emmitt Smith, Edgrine James, and Curtis Martin.
James now works with the Bay Area Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and speaks across the country to youth about alcohol and drug abuse, and living a life that honors God. He uses his experience as a former professional athlete to impact the lives of young people, and help them to bypass some of the mistakes he made in life.
James is also the varsity head football coach at Berean Christian High School in Walnut Creek, Ca. Where he uses his knowledge of football to help develop young men of character.
James is married to Stephanie Hodgins who is also on staff with FCA. They have 3 children: Isaiah, Isaac, and Imoni, and they live in the Eastbay. The Hodgins' have committed their lives to serving God through the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and want to see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through their efforts.
Wed, October 17, 2012
by James Hodgins