by Nicole Hackett, Student Public Relations Writer
Jason Elam, former NFL placekicker for the Denver Broncos, will speak in chapel at Cedarville University on Wednesday, Sept. 5. Chapel begins at 10 a.m.
Elam spent 15 seasons with the Broncos and two seasons with the Atlanta Falcons before retiring in 2010. He played on two Super Bowl championship teams in Denver and was a three-time All-Pro and Pro Bowl player. He was inducted into the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame in 2016.
Currently, Elam is an ambassador for Bible translation for The Seed Company and the illumiNations movement. The Seed Company and the illumiNations movement have partnered to reach the one billion people in the world who do not have complete access to the Word of God in their own language.
Elam is a former director of Israel for e3 Partners, whose goal is to have a local church available to everyone in the world. He has also co-authored the Riley Covington Thriller Series about an NFL player who aids in the fight against terrorism.
He lives in Sitka, Alaska, with his wife, Tammy, and their six kids.
Located in southwest Ohio, Cedarville University is an accredited, Christ-centered, Baptist institution with an enrollment of 3,963 undergraduate, graduate and online students in more than 150 areas of study. Founded in 1887, Cedarville is recognized nationally for its authentic Christian community, rigorous academic programs, strong graduation and retention rates, accredited professional and health science offerings and leading student satisfaction ratings. For more information about the University, visit www.cedarville.edu.