In this episode of the Life and Football Podcast our special guest was Mikado Hinson. Mikado Hinson is the Director of Football Player Development/Associate Diversity Officer for Texas A&M University Football. This was a great interview that will inspire anyone seeking guidance and success. Coach Hinson gave us great insight into his life journey and how it was growing up. The Olathe, Kansas, native comes to College Station after serving on staff with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) in Houston since 1998. Hinson also served at the University of Houston, where he spent 14 years (2000-14) as the Team Chaplain and Character Development Coach for the Cougar football program.
During that time, Hinson was also the Team Chaplain for the Houston Rockets from 2000-08, and served on the FCA National Chaplain’s Task Force from 2010-13. He became a licensed and ordained minister in 2005.
Hinson earned a BS in mass communications with a concentration in broadcast and journalism from Norfolk State University in 1998. He enjoys spending time with family, boxing, ring announcing, reading, teaching and preaching.
Hinson is married to Shaundra Hinson and the couple has three children: daughters Maya and Kendall, and son MJ. 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!