Bo Jackson, American Athlete ( November 30, 1962 - )

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Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.~Bo Jackson

Motivational Goals You

I hate to blow my own horn, but I gave a lot of people fits.~Bo Jackson

Hate People My Own

I would say my greatest achievement in life right now - my greatest achievement period is - and I'm still trying to achieve it - is to be a wonderful father to my kids.~Bo Jackson

Life Father Father's Day

Don't sell yourself short because without that you can't go far in life because after sports the only thing you know is sports and you can't do anything else with that.~Bo Jackson

Life Sports Yourself

As a 9th grader, I competed with the high school kids and out of 600 people, I finished 10th.~Bo Jackson

School People High School

Back before I injured my hip, I thought going to the gym was for wimps.~Bo Jackson

Thought Gym Back

Being the 8th out of 10 kids, and being the one that stayed in trouble, I sort of became a momma's boy.~Bo Jackson

Boy Trouble Momma

But now in this day and age, people are more prone to go out to try new things to enhance their performance on the field - to enhance their physical appearance.~Bo Jackson

Age Day People

First of all, I really never imagined myself being a professional athlete.~Bo Jackson

Myself Professional Never

I also tell them that your education can take you way farther than a football, baseball, track, or basketball will - that's just the bottom line.~Bo Jackson

Education Baseball

I am a firm believer in if you can't get it the old fashioned way, you don't need it.~Bo Jackson

I Am You Way

I guarantee you that's what Jeff Gordon does. He uses everything the fans throw at him to stoke his fire and it drives him to be better at what he does.~Bo Jackson

Fire Better You

I have no problem with my hips - I can still do the things that I used to do. I can run, I'm just not the fastest person on the field anymore.~Bo Jackson

Problem I Can Run

I was a pitcher, shortstop and outfielder, and the Yankees tried to sign me out of high school as a first-round draft pick in 1981. I turned them down to go to college.~Bo Jackson

School College High School

I was the type of guy that used to get up in the morning and go out and just out run everybody on the field without stretching or warming up or anything.~Bo Jackson

Morning Go Without

If you have four years to complete your college education, do it.~Bo Jackson

Education College You

My workout was running down fly balls, stealing a base, or running for my life on the football field.~Bo Jackson

Life Football Fly

So, I got a lot of recruitment letters from track.~Bo Jackson

Letters Got Track

I was always active - I went from baseball to football. I didn't have time to work out.~Bo Jackson

Work Time Baseball

If I miss anything about the sport, it's the camaraderie of old teammates.~Bo Jackson

Teammates Old Camaraderie

I always wanted to be a pilot.~Bo Jackson

Always Pilot Wanted

I have been a fan all my life, but now I have been out of football for over 10 years, and out of baseball for a little over six years and I don't go to games.~Bo Jackson

Life Baseball Football

I love going out and doing new things.~Bo Jackson

Love New Things Doing

I've always played with kids that were five, six, seven years older than me.~Bo Jackson

Me Older Always

I've taken up golf in the past five or six years, and most of the time there aren't too many people out there that can drive a ball further than I can.~Bo Jackson

Time Past People

In baseball, I was a pitcher, which I hated because there was no action there.~Bo Jackson

Baseball Action Because