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Donald Driver Biography

Birth Name:
Donald Jerome Driver
Birth Place:
Houston, Texas, United States
Football Player

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


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