Detroit Lions safety Don Carey (26) will be at the Detroit Festival of Books signing a limited number of advanced copies of his book ‘It’s Not Because I’m Better Than You‘ which will be officially released by Waldorf Publishing on October 15th, 2017.
Mr. Carey has been a safety for the Detroit Lions since 2011. He specializes in tackles and forcing fumbles and in 2015, he led the NFL in solo special teams tackles.
Don J. Carey III was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on February 14th, 1987. He overcame enormous obstacles in his life to eventually play in the NFL. He is founder of C&R Preferred, Don Carey International Ministries and hosts free youth football camps in Detroit.
As an Ambassador for Athletes to Charity, Mr. Carey has donated over 10,000 books to kids in Detroit schools to help promote literacy.
He is also currently studying to receive his Masters in Theological Studies with a focus in the Old Testament at Moody Theological Seminary.
Detroit Lions press release on Don Carey @ Detroit Bookfest
Don Carey @ Waldorf Publishing
Don Carey International Ministries
Athletes for Charity