Two-Time Super Bowl Champion Malcolm Jenkins Enters the Sphere of Alcoholic Beverages With a Storm; Joins New Liberty Distillery to Create New Whisky

Published 06/22/2022, 2:30 AM EDT

Former Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins will enter a new industry. After playing for 13 seasons, he recently retired from the NFL and has already started working towards the next chapter of his life.

Malcolm Jenkins will join the New Liberty Distillery as a board member and investor. He will join them to develop a whisky with ingredients sourced from Black and Brown farmers. The creation of alcoholic beverages is still ongoing, and further details will come up soon.

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On his decision to join this industry and the New Liberty Distillery, Jenkins said, “This is a collective effort from top to bottom. It’s not just about what hits the glass. It’s about this idea that just because we haven’t seen it done this way doesn’t mean that we can not do it.”

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He added, “I know Rob and his ability to create products that do well and are high quality. If we’re going to do a craft spirit, then we can be very particular about where we source the ingredients from.” 

The former Philadelphia Eagles Safety is not the first athlete to enter the alcoholic beverage industry. LeBron James, Conor McGregor, Michael Jordan, etc., have also joined it and achieved success.

Malcolm Jenkins had an illustrious career in the NFL

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In his 13 seasons in the NFL, Malcolm Jenkins played for the Philadelphia Eagles and the New Orleans Saints. He won two Super Bowls in his career, one with each team. He was selected for the Pro Bowl three times.

Throughout Jenkins’ career, he had 804 solo tackles, 240 assists, 13.5 sacks, 11 fumble recoveries, and 21 interceptions. On whichever team Jenkins played, he was a crucial part of the defense.

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Last year, he played for the Saints. March this year, He announced his retirement. The New Orleans Saints have replaced him with another dominant player, Tyrann Mathieu, a Louisiana native, who will represent his home team in the NFL. Hopefully, he’ll be able to fill Jenkins’ shoes.

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Abhimanyu Chaudhary

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Abhimanyu Chaudhary is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration at Sharda University. Abhimanyu has been a life-long fan of the Los Angeles Lakers and Liverpool FC.

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