Growing up in Spokane, Washington, Erik parlayed a phenomenal work ethic and talent for athletics, into a career in the NFL. Drafted by the Jets in 2004, Erik became of the of the Jet’s most important defenders, starting in 45 out of 48 of the regular season games.
After 9 years in the NFL, Erik is now a devoted father of three with actress Sabrina Coleman. Erik continues to share his knowledge and love of football as the NFL Jets analyst for SportsNet NY. As a professional athlete, he developed a passion for health and wellness. Erik is the practice manager of CORE Medical New York, an advanced facility for intravenous vitamin therapy and hormone replacement.
Leading by example, Erik has been an upstanding and active member of the African-American community, generous with his time, knowledge and motivated by a true care for the health and well-being of others. MORE TO COME!
Photos by: Sean Turi