About Jon 


Jon Finkel wrote the award-winning basketball book series ‘Greatest Stars of the NBA’ for the National Basketball Association's’ “Read to Achieve” program. He penned all twelve books in the series, which included titles on Shaquille O’Neal, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and many more.

Jon also wrote Heart Over Height with 3x NBA Slam Dunk Champion Nate Robinson and Forces of Character with 3x Super Bowl Champion and Fighter Pilot, Chad Hennings.

His most recent book, Jocks In Chief, ranks every single US president athletically. He has appeared on CBS: This Morning promoting the book and it has been written about in the New York Post and many other places.

His other titles include the top selling humor/advice book The Three Dollar Scholar – Awesome Advice for Acing Life’s Major Decisions and Mindless Debates and The Dadvantage – Stay in Shape on No Sleep with No Time and No Equipment, which was featured on ExtraTV and endorsed by Men’s Fitness and Muscle & FitnessThe Dadvantage debuted as a Top 5 fatherhood book on Amazon.com.

His book, Mean Joe Greene: Built By Football will be out prior to the 2017 Super Bowl.

As a magazine writer, Finkel has written for Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, GQ, Details, The New York Times, AskMen.comComedyCentral.com and Yahoo! Sports’ ThePostGame.comHe is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame’s website, FootballMatters.org, as well as the founder of SweatBeforeSix.com.

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