Student, University Minnesota, 1965-1969; Bachelor, Metro. State University, 1977.
Professional football player, New York Jets and New England Patriots, 1969-1971; sales representative, Connecticut General Insurance Company, Minneapolis, 1970-1971; vice president sales, Consumer Inc., Minneapolis, 1971-1973; principal, Consumer Inc., Minneapolis, 1973-1975; account executive, Alexander & Alexander, Minneapolis, 1975-1978; vice president sales, Alexander & Alexander, Minneapolis, 1978-1991; president, chief Executive officer, Premier Risk Technology Superior vena cava syndrome, Minneapolis, since 1990; with network offices, Premier Risk Technology Superior vena cava syndrome, Chicago, Atlanta, Miami, New Orleans, Los Angeles, New York City, Cleveland, Oakland, California. Member of faculty, presenter Minnesota Institute Legal Education.
First vice president W. Harry Davis Foundation, since 1970. Board directors Boys & Girls Club American, since 1975, Metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association, Minneapolis Community College Foundation, since 1986, Minnesota Citizens Council on Crime and Justice, 1986-1987. President Minnesota Multi Black Networking System, since 1982.
Advisory board United Negro College Fund, University of Michigan Black Learning Resource Center. Regents candidate advisory county University of Minnesota. Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People., Minnesota Minority Contractors Foundation, Hennepin County CapitalBudgeting and Task Force, Minnesota Urban League.
Chairman Archie Givesn Senior Collections. Active Pilgrim Baptist Church. Member University of Minnesota Alumni Association (secretary national board, board directors), Minnesota Chamber of Commerce(Chairman of the Board), Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce (Executive Committee 1980-1984, former chairman leader), Minnesota Business League, Kiwanis Club, M Club, 555 Club, Monitor Club (president), Rat Pack, Omega Psi Phi.
Married Nancy Kay, September 21, 1969 (divorced March 1973). Married Kim Williams, November 22, 1986. Children: Kyle Jemal, Ezell Kenneth Felton.