Updated: May 1, 2019
Emmitt Smith Phil(s) in the Blanks
NFL’s all-time leading rusher, 3 x Super Bowl champ on the Dallas Cowboys,
NFL Hall of Fame Record Holder and Entrepreneur
Winner of Dancing with the Stars
Emmitt wrote down goals in life and put it in his high school locker
Football was like a religion to his family
Crowds of people traveled from all over to see him play
Developed a plan on how to succeed off the field prior to retiring
Idolized Walter Payton and Charlie Edgar, his Pop Warner coach
Wake up call at Florida State
Roger Staubach ushered him into the real estate business
Dancing with the Stars opened up his brand
Getting traded by the Cowboys
Signing a $1 deal with Jerry Jones before retiring
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Emmitt Smith is the active Chairman of his namesake E Smith Legacy Holdings, a full-service real estate solutions company ushering its clients into the infrastructure and real estate space on a national and global scale, with a unique scope for developing and executing business opportunities.
With over a decade of successful ventures, E Smith Legacy Holdings is comprised of partners with deep domain knowledge and professional experience who create, finance and execute unique real estate solutions as diverse as their client portfolio. Ever the visionary, Emmitt recognized the need to approach infrastructure and real estate projects from a multi-faceted process integrating design, build, finance, operations and maintenance through his five other companies and strategic partnerships with notable national and global firms.
A graduate of the University of Florida, Emmitt Smith enjoyed an illustrious career in the National Football League with the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals, earning such accolades as being named the NFL’s All-Time Leading Rusher, Super Bowl XXVIII MVP, inductee to the NFL Hall of Fame, as well as the season three winner of ABC's Dancing with the Stars. Emmitt and his wife Pat are proud parents of five active children and selfless philanthropists tirelessly working to improve the lives of others.
Other people can say what they want but they don’t control what happens to you. - Emmitt Smith