Vernon Davis is a former American football tight end. The 15-year NFL veteran was selected by the San Francisco 49ers sixth overall in the 2006 NFL Draft and played his first 10 seasons with the 49ers. He joined his hometown team, the Washington Redskins, in 2016 and spent four seasons there before retiring after the 2019-2020 season.
Off the field, Davis is a budding entrepreneur, dedicated philanthropist and actor. Davis owns multiple Jamba Juice franchises in Northern California. He also has his very own supplement company, Timeless; is the co-owner of Q-Collar Innovations; and the co-owner and marketing advisor for Pescavor Jerky. In addition, he is partnered in PathWater as well as RASA. In addition, Davis is a limited partner of Next Play Capital.
In 2012, Davis created the Vernon Davis Foundation for the Arts as a way to promote art education and art appreciation among youth from disadvantaged backgrounds. In 2019, VDFA evolved into the Vernon Davis Foundation, which services at-risk youth of all interests and demographics. Davis played roles in movies such as "Baywatch" (2017), which starred Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron, and "Hell on the Border" (2019). His latest role will be the male lead in the upcoming thriller "Red Winter."