Adventure Capitalists

Dhani Jones

Investor of Adventure Capitalists

Dhani Jones is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, NFL linebacker, author, host and explorer who began his career in the NFL playing with the New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles and Cincinnati Bengals. For Jones, the NFL was a jumping-off point and, in 2010, he launched his philanthropic endeavor, BowTie Cause, designing signature bow ties for organizations around the country. His entrepreneurial spirit has continued to push him in new directions as Jones currently serves as chairman of investment fund Qey Capital Partners.

He published a travelogue/memoir in 2011, The Sportsman: Unexpected Lessons from an Around the World Sports Odyssey, which recapped his rise to NFL fame, as well as his time as a host of Travel Channel's original series, Dhani Tackles the Globe.

In addition to appearing on CNBC's Adventure Capitalists, Jones is also a football and Olympic sports television analyst. He provided extensive coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio for NBC and has worked for ESPN2 and Spike TV.

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