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Jon Dorenbos

Biography

Jon Dorenbos

Jonathan Paul Dorenbos is a former American football long snapper and magician. He played college football at the University of Texas at El Paso and was signed by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted free agent in 2003.

Jon Dorenbos

Books by Jon Dorenbos

by Jon Dorenbos and Larry Platt - Autobiography, Coming of Age, Magic, Motivational, Nonfiction, Performing Arts, Personal Growth

One morning in August 1992, when Jon was twelve years old and living a seemingly idyllic childhood in suburban Seattle, he woke up for baseball camp. His dad waved good-bye. Later that day, Jon heard the news: His father had murdered his mother in the family’s three-car garage. In an instant, his life had shattered. He’d been essentially orphaned. Thrust into foster care while his father stood trial for murder, Jon struggled. Left to himself, he discovered an unlikely escape performing magic tricks