Former NFL player Glyn Milburn was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated from Santa Monica High School, where he excelled as an All-American High School athlete and student. He attended Stanford University, where he was voted Team Captain and the Most Valuable Player in 1992 and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy in 1993. In 2013, Glyn was inducted into the Stanford University Athletic Hall of Fame.
After graduating Stanford, Glyn went on to play for ten years in the National Football League, where he still holds an NFL record for most All-Purpose Yards in a single game (404 with the Denver Broncos in 1995). During his NFL career, Glyn played for the Denver Broncos, the Detroit Lions, San Diego Chargers, and the Chicago Bears. He was also involved in the National Football League Players Association. He served several years as a Board Representative for the Player’s Union and was helpful in the 1998 NFLPA’s extension of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Upon retirement from the NFL, Glyn became an owner and General manager in the Arena Football League. Glyn has also been involved in successful entrepreneurial ventures in real estate, energy, and technology.
In 2013, Glyn served in the Office of Los Angeles City Councilman Dennis Zine as a Special Assistant, where he worked on several legislative issues. Most recently, Glyn has served as a member of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Business Team, where he led economic development policy and business development initiatives within the sports, tourism, fashion/apparel, and advanced manufacturing sectors.