Herschel Walker


Biography

Walker rose to fame during his collegiate football career at the University of Georgia, where he led the team to the 1980 national championship, earned All-American honors during three consecutive years in both football and track and field, set multiple NCAA and SEC records and won the 1982 Heisman Trophy. He went on to play professional football for 15 years. A gifted athlete, he represented the United States in the 1992 Winter Olympics in bobsledding, is a fifth-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do, and was a MMA fighter. Building on his athletic legacy, he was appointed by President Trump to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition.

Following his athletic career, Walker returned to Georgia where he founded and served as CEO of H. Walker Enterprises, LLC and Renaissance Man Food Services, LLC. Walker also served as spokesman for the Universal Health Services’ Patriot Support Program, which seeks to help veterans struggling with mental health. He and his wife Julie live in Atlanta with their dog, Cheerio.


More Info

Candidate Website: https://www.teamherschel.com/
Endorsement Press Release: SBA List’s Candidate Fund PAC Endorses Pro-life Champion Herschel Walker for U.S. Senate
Primary Election: May 24, 2022