Justin Gage

Athlete Ambassador

Sport:

Football (NFL)

Position:

Wide Receiver

Team(s):

Chicago Bears 2003-2006 Tennessee Titans 2007-2010

Years Active:

2003-2010

Current City:

O'fallon, MO

Career Highlights

Justin Gage attended the University of Missouri where he was a multi-talented athlete. He played football for four years and basketball for three years. As a basketball player, he was a three-time letter winner and played in 73 games. As a football player, Gage passed for 258 yards with four touchdowns before switching from quarterback to receiver prior to his sophomore season. Gage was a three-time All- Big 12 Conference selection at receiver and started each of the teams 34 games during his final three years, finishing with 200 career catches for 2,074 yards and 18 touchdowns. In 2003, Chicago Bears drafted Gage in the fifth-round (143rd overall). Gage would spend 4 seasons in Chicago where he would contribute 64 receptions for 908 yards and four touchdowns. For five years, Gage co-hosted an offseason youth football camp at Concordia University Chicago with former Chicago Bears guard and cousin Revie Sorey. On March 23, 2007 Gage would sign with the Tennessee Titans as an unrestricted free agent. In four seasons with the Titans, Gage recorded 137 catches for 2050 yards and 12 touchdowns. In 2008 Gage founded the Twelve Starz Foundation, which benefits underprivileged youth.

Post Career Highlights

Since retiring from the NFL in 2011, Justin has been actively training the next generation of athletes in the St. Louis, MO. area. Gage spent the 2014 and 2015 season coaching High School football and helped lead his team to their first District Championship game in school history. While struggling with depression, anxiety, and lingering pain issues, Gage started educating himself on the benefits of Medical Marijuana. He is an outspoken advocate of cannabis and currently the Chief Relations Officer with REAL Cannabis Co. a Missouri based Medical Cannabis Entity. Gage is also a licensed real estate agent in the St. Louis and neighboring areas.
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Current Company

REAL Cannabis Co.

Passion Projects

Twelve Starz Foundation
Established in MO - Founded by Justin Gage, who is a former football wide receiver. He previously played for the Chicago Bears and the Tennessee Titans. He holds the following records for football at the University of Missouri: most passes caught, most yards gained, and most consecutive games with a pass reception. This independent foundation benefits underprivileged youth.

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