Quinn Early

Quinn Early

Quinn Remar Early (born April 13, 1965 in West Hempstead, New York) is a former professional American football player who was selected by the San Diego Chargers in the third round of the 1988 NFL Draft. A 6'0", 188 lb (85 kg). wide receiver from the University of Iowa, Early played in 12 NFL seasons from 1988 to 1999. His best year as a pro came during the 1995 season as a member of the New Orleans Saints when he caught 81 passes for 1,087 yards and 8 touchdowns.

Quinn Early played high school football at Great Neck South High School. He currently teaches Choy Li Fut Kung Fu in San Diego at White Dragon Martial Arts [1] and has written and published in Inside Kung Fu magazine.[2]

In January 2013, Early was one of several professionals named as part of a mentoring program to assist with former #1 overall draft pick JaMarcus Russell's potential comeback to the NFL.[3]

On September 8, 2018 Quinn Early fulfilled a promise to his mother, Ann Early to publish her book, Braynt Acres.

The story of Sherrod Bryant is a story of perseverance and racial harmony; that all people have value regardless of race or economic standing.

Back Cover Book Excerpt: "At the height of slavery in the antebellum south, a free man of color sold himself into indentured servitude. He found love and went on to become one of the wealthiest land owner of the time. And in the process build a multi racial community."

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About Ann Early

Ann was born in Tennessee in 1937, one out of eight children and her family moved to Detroit Michigan when she was in grade school. In 1956, Ann and her husband Judge moved to New York and began to raise a family. During these years, Ann wasn’t just a wife and mother, but also started a successful foundation. The foundation's focus was to help underprivileged youth have an opportunity to channel their talents and energy through the performing arts. Ann was a play writer and director. She built a very successful play group on Long Island called Writer’s in Residence.

After raising her family, Ann decided to fulfill her promise to her grandmother, Big Mama by writing a book about the famed indentured servant Sherrod Bryant. Ann spent many years traveling to Tennessee where she did extensive research. Combined with the years of stories told to her by Big Mama, Ann completed her book. Unfortunately, she didn’t have an opportunity to complete her mission of telling this great American story. In 2008, Ann was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and passed away in 2013. Her youngest son Quinn promised her that he would tell the story of Sherrod Bryant. Quinn is gladly carrying the torch for his mother.

About Quinn Early

Quinn was born on Long Island, New York. He grew up in the theater where his mother, Dr. Ann Early, was a playwright. Quinn received an education in acting at a very young age. He always knew that he wanted a career in the performing arts, however had a detour along the way. The NFL became his stage in 1988 when Quinn played wide receiver for 12 years.

After retiring, Quinn worked in the sports nutrition industry and worked with kids helping them to achieve their athletic goals. In 2011, Quinn was inspired by his mother to get back into acting and stunt work. He appeared in his first movie in 2012 and has been working in film ever since. He became part of SAG/AFTRA in 2014 and has appeared in many films and television shows.

Proceeds from the sale of the book Bryant Acres will go to the Alzheimer’s Association. Help me raise money to fight Dementia and Alzheimer’s, the disease that ultimately took his mother, Ann Early's, life.

On September 25, 2018 Quinn Early became the first human being to heli bungee out a helicopter over the Grand Canyon. This jump, to prepare Will Smith's team for his Birthday Jump for charity that was streamed on Facebook and YouTube to an audience of millions was first tested by Will's stunt double, Quinn Early. Quinn had only done his first test, heli jump days earlier in California but felt confident about his assignment to "trouble shoot" the bungee chord and technical aspects of his jump over the Grand Canyon for Will Smith.