The IF in Life

by Rashad Jennings, Michael Strahan

On Sale: 2018-05-08

Price: $18.99

Book Summary

In his first ever book, The IF in Life: How to Get Off Life’s Sidelines and Become Your Best Self, former NFL running back and Dancing with the Stars winner Rashad Jennings shares his inspiring story, imparts practical advice, and encourages readers to follow their dreams. This book also features an 8-page photo insert and bonus poster.

About the Book

In his debut book, The IF in Life: How to Get Off Life’s Sidelines and Become Your Best Self, former NFL running back and Dancing with the Stars champion Rashad Jennings shares his inspiring story and experiences that will encourage readers to follow their dreams.

As a kid, Rashad was overweight, had poor vision, asthma, and a 0.6 GPA yet he still hoped to one day play in the NFL. The odds were stacked against him, but through hard work and determination, Rashad became a record-setting running back who has played with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Oakland Raiders, and the New York Giants.

In The IF in Life, Rashad writes about the decisions that shaped his life. From overcoming injuries and setbacks to reaching goals and everything in between, Rashad’s transparency about his journey will encourage readers to hold on to faith in the midst of uncertainty and win big in life.

Perfect for anyone looking for an inspiring story, this book also features photos from Rashad’s childhood, college years, and professional career. Bonus poster also included.


'The IF in Life... The title alone speaks volumes. As a fellow NY Giant, I've come to know Rashad as a genuine mentor. He taught me the difference between being an NFL player and a pro-athlete. His deeply missed presence in the locker room is a great testament to the incredible obstacles he has tackled to get to where he is today. This book chronicles that story and gives you great principles for handling the IFs of life along the way! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!'--Odell Beckham, Jr.--NFL All-Pro Wide Receiver for the NY Giants

'Although we all come from different backgrounds and have different stories, humanity has this in common: we only get one shot at this life. Rashad has written a book that will help anybody who wants to get out of 'what could have been' and start making the most of the opportunities we have. I know The IF in Life will be a blessing to many!'--Carl Lentz--Hillsong NYC Pastor

'In all my seasons on Dancing with the Stars, I've never had a partner so committed to hard work and excellence. I know and love so much about Rashad, but this book reveals things that I could never imagine having to go through. More people need to read this and be affected by his philosophy in life. You'll fall in love with Rashad's story. And you'll be inspired to become your best self! The IF in Life would be a great movie someday!'--Emma Slater--Dancer/Choreographer for Dancing with the Stars, Season 24 Champion

'In The IF in Life, Rashad Jennings tackles the obstacles and navigates the hurdles he had to overcome to make it from a kid with a dream to an NFL team. You will be inspired, encouraged, and motivated to pursue your own dream like never before. If you love a great true story, and you need inspiration for your life, then The IF in Life is just the book for you!'--Miles McPherson--Founder and Senior Pastor, The Rock Church, San Diego; Former NFL Defensive Back; Motivational Speaker

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780310765967
  • ISBN 10: 031076596X
  • Imprint: Zondervan
  • On Sale: 2018-05-08
  • Pages: 208
  • List Price: $18.99
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication Date: 2018-05-08
  • Trim Size: 139.000mm x 209.000mm x 20.000mm
  • Weight: 303.000gr
  • Category 1 : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Sports