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The Confidence Connection: America’s Most Accomplished Discuss How They Do it How much confidence does it take to win a Superbowl – not once, but twice? To go from Superbowl champion to non-paid intern? To be a black businessman who is also in law enforcement, now, in our current emotionally-charged climate? In this episode, former […]

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A Real-Life Forrest Gump, Patriots’ Jarvis Green Goes From Super Bowl To Shrimping Industry

As an SEC football star who now runs a successful shrimp company, former New England Patriots defensive lineman Jarvis Green has heard his share of Forrest Gump jokes. “I get ’em all the time,” Green said. “It’s entertaining. It’s just part of the story.” Just like the fictional protagonist of the Oscar-winning film, Green knew nothing about […]

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How Jarvis Green’s south Louisiana roots prepared him for post-football career selling shrimp

When Jarvis Green, a standout LSU defensive lineman and two-time Super Bowl champion with the New England Patriots, left the field behind, he never dreamed he would end up knee deep in shrimp. But almost 10 years out from his playing days, Green is the owner of Oceans 97, a seafood company that started out […]

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‘Don’t call me Bubba’: How former NFL player Jarvis Green learned shrimping from scratch

Almost two years after retiring from the NFL, Jarvis Green found himself back in training camp. Shrimp training camp. The former Patriots defensive end was learning the ins and outs of the shrimping business. But even as his now ex-wife and others kidded him by calling him “Bubba” — an allusion to Mykelti Williamson’s Benjamin Buford “Bubba” […]

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Former Patriot Jarvis Green brings shrimp business to Boston

Here’s an interesting addition to the list of second careers for former National Football League players: Shrimpmonger. Jarvis Green, the former Patriots defensive end and a two-time Super Bowl champion, is today the owner of Oceans 97, a Louisiana wholesaler of shrimp to restaurants and other retailers in the United States and Canada. The company […]

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Former Patriots defensive end Jarvis Green tackling shrimp business

Jarvis Green played 121 games over nine seasons with the Patriots before retiring following short stints with the Denver Broncos and Houston Texans in which he didn’t get on the field in 2010. The 6-foot-3, 285-pound defensive end was mainly a spot starter and super sub in New England after being drafted in the fourth round […]

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Jarvis Green: NFL Defensive End Turned Shrimp Entrepreneur

The first thing Jarvis Green wants to know, as we sit across the table from each other in the faculty cafeteria at Babson College, is which of the many nearby schools-that-start-with-the-letter-B houses my radio station. “Oh, Boston University?” He says. “I’m trying to do something with Boston University.” The next thing I know, we’re talking […]

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Oceans 97 Shrimp Now Available On QVC

Two-time Super Bowl Champion, New England Patriot Jarvis Green debuts his new Oceans 97 shrimp product on QVC Baton Rouge, LA – Jarvis Green, and his company, Oceans 97, will debut his U.S. wild-caught shrimp on the QVC network on July 19th between 5:00 – 6:00 pm (EDT) For the first time, Green will offer […]

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Taste Jarvis Green’s Oceans97 Shrimp At The Providence Boat Show

Oceans 97 is a nod to Green’s jersey number, and the company produces frozen packaged shrimp with sauces that will soon be available nationwide at Walmart and Stop and Shop.January 24, 2018, By: Jamie Coelho Jarvis Green has traded in his New England Patriots jersey for a chef’s coat. He owns his own shrimp company, Oceans 97 […]

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Ex-Pats’ Jarvis Green hopes to supply the country with shrimp from the Gulf

Jarvis Green won two Super Bowls with the New England Patriots and played for nine years in the NFL. These days, he’s all about the shrimp. His Louisiana-based seafood company, Oceans 97, pays homage to the number he wore as a defensive lineman. But his is a forward-looking endeavor that he hopes will support Gulf […]

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Meet Jarvis Green of Oceans 97 in Foxboro

Today we’d like to introduce you to Jarvis Green. Jarvis, let’s start with your story. We’d love to hear how you got started and how the journey has been so far.I owed a friend of mine a favor. In 2012 he asked me for my help with his shrimp company in Louisiana. I did a […]

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Jarvis Green: From Patriots’ defensive end to shrimp mogul

Although he grew up within a few hours of the Gulf of Mexico, Donaldsonville, Louisiana native Jarvis Green never knew anything about shrimp (other than the fact that he found it delicious), a major industry on the gulf coast. Now he’s on his way to becoming a shrimp mogul with his company, Oceans 97. But […]

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