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Israel Idonije

5 out of 5

Retired Defensive End for the Chicago Bears; Entrepreneur, Philanthropist & Children's Author

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 Israel Idonije Biography

Israel Idonije is a builder. He has been building toward the next phase of his life since he was a child. He built an 11-year NFL career against all odds by developing himself to the status of an elite athlete. Through that process he realized that the formula to building success in sport directly correlates to building success in life. To prepare for life after football, Idonije created businesses to provide a rewarding and meaningful future not only for himself, but to help others build their dreams as well.

He is the founder of iF Charities (formerly the Israel Idonije Foundation), which programs have served and contributed to the building of lives in over 10,000 youth in Chicago, Winnipeg and West Africa. Some of iF’s core programs include its Youth Leaders Summer Internship, All-Star Football and Cheer Camps, Shop With A Cop and, iF Code.

Numerous honors and awards have been given to him for his work both on and off the field including leading the NFL in blocked punts/field goals in 2005, 2006, and 2007 and member of the Chicago Bears NFC Championship team, which played in the 2006 Super Bowl; the NFL’s JB Award and award for Global Dedication, April 2008; Ed Block Courage Award, 2009; Bears "Walter Payton Man of the Year" nominee, 2009 and 2010, and one of three finalists for the League award in 2010; USA Today’s All-Joe Team, 2010 and 2012; recognized as Points of Light Awardee by Barak Obama and George HW Bush at the White House, 2013; presented the Order of Manitoba by Prince Charles, May 2014; awarded Honorary Doctor of Laws by University of Manitoba, June 2014; Entrepreneur of the Year Midwest Finalist 2016; Football Manitoba Hall of Fame, 2018; and Canada’s esteemed Meritorious Service Medal.

As an entrepreneur Israel has started several successful business ventures. His company blessed stands as the industry leader in Communion supplies. ATHLiTACOMiCS develops custom-designed comic content and properties in the niche market of comics and sports. Its current creator-owned properties include The Protectors, Sports Heroes and DreamKidz Adventures. He cofounded Crypto Key Stack and he will be launching FBRK (fabric), a 140,000 square-foot entrepreneurial hub in the South Loop in 2020.

It is important to Israel that all of his ventures have a positive impact on the world lifting and building others. He believes everyone is blessed with the gifts and abilities to become successful in their own unique way.

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I Love Numbers (DreamKidz Adventures)

I Love Numbers (DreamKidz Adventures)

I Love Football (DreamKidz Adventures)

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I Love Me (DreamKidz Adventures)

I Love Me (DreamKidz Adventures)

I Love Football: Simon Cover (Love Series)

I Love Football: Simon Cover (Love Series)

I Love Football: Izzy Cover (Love Series)

I Love Football: Izzy Cover (Love Series)

I Love Football: Christina Cover (I Love Series)

I Love Football: Christina Cover (I Love Series)

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Israel Idonije

5 out of 5

Retired Defensive End for the Chicago Bears; Entrepreneur, Philanthropist & Children's Author

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Israel Idonije Biography

Israel Idonije is a builder. He has been building toward the next phase of his life since he was a child. He built an 11-year NFL career against all odds by developing himself to the status of an elite athlete. Through that process he realized that the formula to building success in sport directly correlates to building success in life. To prepare for life after football, Idonije created businesses to provide a rewarding and meaningful future not only for himself, but to help others build their dreams as well.

He is the founder of iF Charities (formerly the Israel Idonije Foundation), which programs have served and contributed to the building of lives in over 10,000 youth in Chicago, Winnipeg and West Africa. Some of iF’s core programs include its Youth Leaders Summer Internship, All-Star Football and Cheer Camps, Shop With A Cop and, iF Code.

Numerous honors and awards have been given to him for his work both on and off the field including leading the NFL in blocked punts/field goals in 2005, 2006, and 2007 and member of the Chicago Bears NFC Championship team, which played in the 2006 Super Bowl; the NFL’s JB Award and award for Global Dedication, April 2008; Ed Block Courage Award, 2009; Bears "Walter Payton Man of the Year" nominee, 2009 and 2010, and one of three finalists for the League award in 2010; USA Today’s All-Joe Team, 2010 and 2012; recognized as Points of Light Awardee by Barak Obama and George HW Bush at the White House, 2013; presented the Order of Manitoba by Prince Charles, May 2014; awarded Honorary Doctor of Laws by University of Manitoba, June 2014; Entrepreneur of the Year Midwest Finalist 2016; Football Manitoba Hall of Fame, 2018; and Canada’s esteemed Meritorious Service Medal.

As an entrepreneur Israel has started several successful business ventures. His company blessed stands as the industry leader in Communion supplies. ATHLiTACOMiCS develops custom-designed comic content and properties in the niche market of comics and sports. Its current creator-owned properties include The Protectors, Sports Heroes and DreamKidz Adventures. He cofounded Crypto Key Stack and he will be launching FBRK (fabric), a 140,000 square-foot entrepreneurial hub in the South Loop in 2020.

It is important to Israel that all of his ventures have a positive impact on the world lifting and building others. He believes everyone is blessed with the gifts and abilities to become successful in their own unique way.

Israel Idonije Videos

  • Five Key Principles of Building Successful People | Israel Idonije ...
    Aug 4, 2016 ... How knowing your playbook and the end goal will get you moving toward your dreams. Born in Nigeria, raised in Canada, Israel Idonije...
  • Interviewing Israel Idonije about what he would do on a first date ...
  • Israel Idonije: Moving From Football to Business and Nonprofits ...

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  • How to book Israel Idonije?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Israel Idonije for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Israel Idonije, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Israel Idonije or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Israel Idonije?

    Booking fees for Israel Idonije, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Israel Idonije, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Israel Idonije?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Israel Idonije for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Israel Idonije for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Israel Idonije or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Israel Idonije or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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Israel Idonije Speaker Videos

  • Five Key Principles of Building Successful People | Israel Idonije ...
    Aug 4, 2016 ... How knowing your playbook and the end goal will get you moving toward your dreams. Born in Nigeria, raised in Canada, Israel Idonije is a ...
    Interviewing Israel Idonije about what he would do on a first date ...
  • Israel Idonije: Moving From Football to Business and Nonprofits ...
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