Amazing stories are always providing a source of encouragement especially in sports. In this episode of the Life and Football Podcast our special guest is Mickey Baker. Mickey Baker was a big time linebacker coming out of Quincy Florida. Mickey started playing football with the Quincy Florida recreation department played, Middle School football at Carter-Parramore, he played his high school football played at James A Shanks High School and East Gadsden Highschool. Mickey graduated from East Gadsden Highschool in 2004. Mickey was All Big Bend Defensive Player of the Year. All County Defensive Player of the Year. Mickey was First Team All State for Florida Highschool Football. The sun has been shining bright on the Gadsden County Community for years. Gadsden County is located in north Florida consisting of the following cities Quincy, Chattahoochee, Havana, Gretna, and Midway which has been known to produce great people and athletes. It’s just something about Quincy and the Love those have for the city that come from it. Mickey is a proud product of Quincy and played his Highschool Football and graduated from James A. Shanks High School. Mickey is doing his best to help those who were once in a bad place to move forward with the power of prayer and encouragement. In this episode Mickey talk about Trials to Triumph, he elaborates on his journey to Success and the obstacles he had to face to get there, as well as the struggles that he faced Growing up in Quincy, Florida. Mickey is a always has a positive attitude and is the kind of person who makes those around him shine. Mickey see’s knowledge as the key to freeing himself from the chains of ignorance. He attributes his success to his many times of grieving because he has claimed they made him try even harder. They certainly did not discourage him. He makes it clear that his family’s legacy will live on as he continues to strive for excellence. The Life and Football Podcast is available on the following platforms Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Anchor, Spotify, Breaker, Overcast Pocketcasts, Radio Public, Stitcher, Player FM, & YouTube!