Trestin George

Trestin George (born August 24, 1983) is an American actor and former professional American football defensive back. He played for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League until he requested his release to be closer to his family.[1] He was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2006. He played college football for the San Jose State Spartans.

Trestin George
No. 4, 8
Position:Defensive back
Personal information
Born: (1983-08-24) August 24, 1983 (age 36)
Pasadena, California
Height:5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Weight:179 lb (81 kg)
Career information
High school:Saint Mary's College
(Berkeley, California)
College:San Jose State
Career history
 * Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Career NFL statistics
Player stats at
Career Arena statistics
Kickoff returns:92
Kickoff return yards:1,921
Kickoff return TDs:2
Player stats at

Acting careerEdit

While a rookie for the Jacksonville Jaguars, a film company called Spring Street Studios filmed a documentary on George's life entitled the Trestin George Story.[2]

In 2012, George joined the SAG-AFTRA union, and George made his major film debut in the movie Fruitvale Station.[3][4]


  1. ^ Lions grant DB Trestin George release
  2. ^ "George's life story inspires movie". August 16, 2006. Retrieved 2009-05-14.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-09-10. Retrieved 2013-09-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^

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