Meet Keyshawn Johnson, one of the cast members of Season 17 of Dancing with the Stars. Keyshawn is best known for being an NFL player and Super Bowl champion, having played with the New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Carolina Panthers, and Dallas Cowboys.
According to his official bio, “He is CEO and a co-founder of First Picks Management. Keyshawn is a former NFL Super Bowl champion and All Pro wide receiver. He was drafted #1 overall by the New York Jets in 1996 and also played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Dallas Cowboys and Carolina Panthers. He joined ESPN in 2007 as an NFL studio analyst the same day he announced his retirement from the NFL. He appears on bothSunday NFL Countdown and Monday Night Countdown and co-hosts ESPN Radio’s weekly Football Tonight Special on Fridays during the NFL season.”
Keyshawn also has a foundation that supports scholarships for education and programs targeted towards youth education. He is a graduate of USC, and he currently lives with his girlfriend and four children in California.
His partner on Dancing with the Stars will be Sharna Burgess, who is joining the show as a professional dancer this season. She was previously part of the DWTS troupe and has been with the show three seasons, but it will be interesting to see how she’ll fit into her new role.
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