Manage episode 297776108 series 2873195
Super Bowl Champ and Green Bay Packers Hall of Famer, Ken Ruettgers, discusses censorship and trying to improve America's medical system in this episode.
Ken Ruettgers was born in Bakersfield, CA and attended Garces Memorial High School before heading to the University of Southern California (USC) on an athletic scholarship. Ken was a first-round draft choice (seven overall) of the Green Bay Packers and culminated a 12-year career with a Super Bowl season in 1996 (Super Bowl XXXI). Ruettgers and his family moved to Oregon when he took a job with Multnomah Publishers as editorial director. In 2000, he left publishing and started a none-profit, GamesOver.org, to assist athletes with the challenges of sport career transition. Ken currently is a tenured professor and teaches sociology at Central Oregon Community College and is the department chair for Social Sciences. Ken earned his undergraduate in business as well as an MBA. He holds a PhD in sociology from Oxford Graduate School. Ruettgers was inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame in 2013. He is the author of “Homefield Advantage: A Dad’s Guide to the Power of Role Modeling”. Ken is married to Sheryl and they have three adult children.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/rfkjr/message