Fast Facts

  • Was a member of the Alcorn State track team all four years of college; his high jump of 7 feet, 6 1/2 inches qualified for the 1996 Olympic field trials.
  • Selected in the seventh round (213th overall) by Green Bay in the 1999 NFL Draft.
  • Named Green Bay's 2002 Walter Payton Man of the Year in for his work in the community.
  • Wrote a series of children's books based on a character named Quickie, which his mother used to call him because he was too fast to catch running around the house.
  • Created the Donald Driver Foundation with his wife in 2001. The foundation offers assistance to ill children with unmanageable hospital bills, provides housing for the homeless and donates to other charities.
  • Was the champion of season 14 of Dancing with the Stars.

Relationships

  • Charity Driver — Daughter
  • Christina Driver — Daughter
  • Marvin Driver — Father
  • Cristian Driver — Son
  • Betina Driver — Wife
  • Faye Gray — Mother

College

  • Alcorn State University, Alcorn, MS (BS in Accounting, 1999)

Details

  • Birth Name: Donald Jerome Driver
  • Birth Place: Houston, TX
  • Profession: Football player

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