He started at weak side linebacker where he was All-Conference at Watson Chapel High School in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. In 1995-96, JB was a big factor in being the State Runner-Up, but in 1996-97 he and his phenomenal teammates won the 3A State Championship.
He played college football and started four years as a strong/free safety at The University of Arkansas – Pine Bluff.
He played defensive back in the AFL, CFL and NFL for teams: Grand Rapids Rampage, Carolina Cobras, New York Dragons, Georgia Force, Hamilton Tiger Cats, and mini-camp invitation to the Kansas City Chiefs.
He specializes in Defensive positions but knows the game and has the knowledge to coach any position. He is personally mentored by former NFL players such as Curtis Fuller, Kenny Wheaton and Anthony Dorsett.
During the football off-season between 2002-2004, JB and former Oregon Ducks Hall of Famer, Kenny “The Pick” Wheaton, specialized in speed+agility training together under speed coach Russell ”Fly” Flannigan with the On Your Mark training program in Dallas, Texas. They are looking to collaborate together to help advance young men strength, speed+agility and football training skills in Oregon.
He has also trained and worked with several NFL players: Akili Smith, Donte Wesley, Greg Wesley, Anthony Dorsett, Ray Crockett, Ray Mickens, Curtis Fuller, Darren Gordon and many more.