retired NFL quarterback and motivational speaker from Cleveland, Ohio.

Elvis Grbac grew up in Willoughby Hills and graduated from St. Joseph High School before taking his talent to Ann Arbor where he went on to play quarterback for the University of Michigan under Coach Bo Schembechler and then his successor Gary Moeller. Following a record setting college career at Michigan, he was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in 1993 and went on to play 9 seasons in the NFL. Throughout the span of his football career, Grbac received many accolades and recognition including an AFC West title, Pro Bowl appearance, and Super Bowl XXIX Championship.

Elvis now lives in Chagrin Falls, where he and his wife Lori have three children. He’s also currently working towards his Masters in Theology at St. Mary’s Seminary and serves on the Parish Council at Church of the Holy Angels in Chagrin Falls teaching Youth Catechesis.

With all of these great achievements also came sacrifice and failure. Grbac now speaks openly about his American dream, the challenges he’s faced along the way and how he overcame them through faith, hard work and perseverance.


For the past few years, Elvis has been coaching and speaking with teams, organizations, and communities in Northeast Ohio about the importance of developing a proper mindset to give yourself the opportunity to succeed in all aspects of life. Sharing stories from his time in the NFL, family life, and the lessons learned along the way, Grbac offers an authentic, inspiring perspective on the pursuit of the American dream.

Interested in booking Elvis to speak at your next community, school or corporate event? Contact us today for more information.

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