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Jason Wright

Jason Gomillion Wright (born July 12, 1982) in Upland Ca., is an American businessman who is the president of the Washington Football Team of the National Football League (NFL). A native of the Greater Los Angeles area, he attended Northwestern University and played running back for their football team. He went on to play seven years in the NFL as a backup running back, originally signing with the San Francisco 49ers in 2004 as an undrafted free agent before having stints with the Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns, and Arizona Cardinals. With Arizona, he served as a team captain and was their NFLPA representative during the 2011 NFL lockout before retiring that same year. in 2020 he became the president of the NFL's Washington Football Team, making him the first black person in league history to have that title.