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www.iwillnotlose.org I'm Jonathan Vilma, middle linebacker for the New York Jets. Growing up in Florida shaped me as a person. I was exposed to a lot of things at an early age where you had the choice of going one-way or another. Fortunately, I had great parents that raised me to choose the right path. I was a big University of Miami Hurricane fan. I got on the team and played hard. Academics played a big part with me as well, because I didn't think I was going to the NFL. In school I maintained a 3.5 grade point average, just in case the NFL didn't come through I knew I had something to fall back on. Winning Rookie of the Year, going to the Pro Bowl and leading the NFL in tackles are all great accomplishments. But I'm a winner from Miami, so I still have my eyes on the prize and that's the Super Bowl.