ARIAN FOSTER is the starting running back for the Houston Texans, an entrepreneur, actor and philanthropist. Foster signed with the Texans as an undrafted free agent in 2009. In 2010, Foster led the NFL in rushing, yards from scrimmage and touchdowns. Prior to joining the Texans, Foster played football at the University of Tennessee.
During his first five seasons in the NFL, Foster has already won numerous awards for his play on the field: 3x Pro Bowl, 2x All-Pro and the ESPY for “NFL Strongest Performance.” He also holds the Texans franchise records for: Most career rushing yards, most career rushing touchdowns, most rushing yards in a single season, most rushing touchdowns in a single season and was the first player in NFL history to have 100+ rushing yards in his first three postseason games.
Off the field, Foster is an active actor whose film and television credits include a feature role in the Ivan Reitman film Draft Day, a feature role in the documentary Schooled: The Price of College Sports, an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and an appearance on the hit CBS show Hawaii Five-0.
In addition to being an elite athlete, Foster is also a savvy entrepreneur. Foster’s current investments include Health Warrior, a chia health food producer, and LearnVest, a web-based company dedicated to financial education and literacy. Foster was also slated to be the first athlete to be featured on the “athlete stock exchange,” Fantex.
Foster has been called, “The most interesting man in the NFL” by The Sporting News and “The NFL’s Renaissance Man” by CBS This Morning.