"...he was the fastest kid I've ever seen run a 40. He was a blur. He's a tough guy."

- Jim Fassel , Las Vegas Sun

Former New York Giants Head Coach

"I never fear the workout, I let the workout fear me."

- Michael Ray Garvin, World's Most Jacked Athlete

"I am unashamed of the Gospel of Christ..."

-  Romans 1:16, Michael Ray Garvin favorite Bible verse

Michael Ray Garvin is a former NFL player and Professional Track athlete. He was signed to the Arizona Cardinals and Detroit Lions. Michael Ray competed in the 2011 USA Indoor championships and placed 5th in the 60 meters with a time of 6.63.


Michael Ray was the fastest man of the 2009 NFL Draft. He posted unofficial times of 4.18 and 4.22. The official times were 4.24 & 4.28. On his pro day he jumped a 10'8 broad jump and benched press 225lbs for 18 reps. His weight was 174lbs. 


For a workout with the Las vegas Locomotives, a United Football League team, Michael Ray clocked a 40 time of 4.13 in front of the former NFL Head coach Jim Fassel.


Michael Ray has a bench press max of 405lbs. at a body weight of 180lbs. He explains nutrition, supplements, and training methods in his book called, "The Universal Athlete."

Michael Ray has also competed in the 2016 American Ninja Warrior Qualifying round in Oklahoma City. His story being nicknamed the World's Most Jacked Athlete was featured on NBC.

Michael Ray is looking to impact the lives of athletes by giving them the knowledge to excel in his books. His books are designed to help athletes become universal in sports and life. Universal meaning, they know how to take care of themselves, mentally, physically, and spiritually. 

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Playmakers In The Faith

Michael Ray is the founder of Playmakers In The Faith ministry. His ministry is focused on fulfilling the Great Commission and preaching the whole counsel of God. Click the logo for more information about the ministry.  

Blue-Grey All-American 

West Squad Coaching Staff 2018

Mark McMillian- NFL Veteran Eagles

Jerome Daniels- NFL Cardinals

George Martinez- NFL Coach Raiders

Larry Centers- NFL Cardinals

Michael Ray Garvin- NFL Cardinals

Michael Myers- NFL Cowboys

Reggie Young- NFL Falcons

Football Defensive Backs/Track & Field Sprints

Michael Ray coached the defensive backs in the 2017 season. They won their first state championship in school history. 

Michael Ray coached sprints for track & field. They also won their first state championship in 2018.