Experience inspiring stories about people who:

  • didn’t give up in the face of adversity
  • touched the lives of others through their caring, courage, and other virtues / strengths of character

Consider ways you can overcome obstacles in your own life and succeed in making a positive difference in the world.



Character Action Media offers video and text-based lessons and leader’s guides that will inspire students to live out the virtues, to live productive and fulfilling lives, and to become engaged citizens.

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Homeless to the NFL – Story of Josh Jacobs

If you’re a football fan, you may know the name Josh Jacobs. Jacobs played for Alabama, was selected as a first-round pick for the Oakland Raiders and was featured in a Super Bowl commercial. But before he became an NFL superstar, Jacobs was homeless, living with his five siblings and his father in their car. Often unsure of when and what he was going to eat, Jacobs became determined to succeed in life and he chose football as his path.

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Raiders draft pick Josh Jacobs shares incredible story of ...