Former University of Tennessee football player’s career ended on September 9, 2006, when a routine tackle turned into a life-threatening injury. Despite his dream of becoming a professional athlete having been crushed, Johnson has transformed his post-football life as a motivational speaker. Inky has a master’s degree in sports psychology from the University of Tennessee and devotes much of his time to mentoring athletes and underprivileged youth. “Am I failing, or is God prevailing?” is the theme that runs through Inky’s message. Executives, sports teams, church members, and young people all benefit from the raw energy of his charismatic speaking. Whether the topic is leadership, teamwork, or perseverance, Inky inspires his audiences to embrace the challenges of life.