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Guest Name
Andrew Sendejo
Andrew Sendejo
Guest Occupation
Business Owner, CEO, Retired NFL Athlete,
Guest Biography

Andrew Sendejo: From Gritty Safety to Savvy Entrepreneur.

12-year NFL veteran Andrew Sendejo transitioned seamlessly from the gridiron to the boardroom. This San Antonio native defied the odds, rising from an undrafted All-American at Rice to an NFL starter. His journey is a testament to resilience and business acumen.

On the Field: Sendejo’s work ethic propelled him from the UFL to a starting role on the Minnesota Vikings’ record-setting defense (2017).** Off the Field:** He established Dejo Capital, a thriving real estate investment firm.

A Career-Ending Concussion ignited a new passion. Sendejo co-founded BrainTree Nutrition, a research-driven brain health supplement company committed to athlete well-being. BrainTree donates to Alzheimer’s research, reflecting Sendejo’s dedication to the cause.

Beyond Business: Sendejo actively supports Rice Athletics. He secured the first team-wide NIL deal with BrainTree and mentors student-athletes. His philanthropy extends to the Andrew Sendejo Nutrition Center, providing state-of-the-art facilities for Rice athletes.

Sendejo’s entrepreneurial spirit extends to angel investing with 4th & 1 Ventures. He’s a leader both on and off the field, empowering the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Andrew Sendejo’s story is one of grit, vision, and giving back. He’s a role model for aspiring entrepreneurs, proving that success can be built on resilience and purpose.