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Sean Covey (1964–) was the starting quarterback for Brigham Young University during the 1987 and 1988 seasons.;[1] At the end of his junior season, Sean seriously injured his knee and had reconstructive knee surgery during the off-season, which effectively ended his football career. Sean is the son of Stephen Covey.

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Early life

Covey was born in Belfast, UK while his father was serving as president of the Irish mission. He grew up primarily in Provo, UT.[2]

Covey served an LDS Mission in South Africa which was where he was when BYU won its National Championship in 1984.[3]

Education and career

Sean graduated from Brigham Young University (BYU) with a degree in English and later earned his MBA from Harvard Business School.

Sean is currently Senior Vice President of Innovations and Products at FranklinCovey.

Sean also will be giving a speech in the People to People convention for kids in Washington D.C.

Family

Sean married Rebecca Thatcher. Sean and Rebecca currently live with their children in the Rocky Mountains.[4]

Successful Work

Following his college football career wrote a book called The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens, which has become an international best-seller, having sold more than four million copies and having been translated into over 20 languages, also being chosen as one of the four books for the MIST interscholastic competition knowledge test. It is a book based on the principles of The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, but directed towards the life of a teen. A more recent book he has written is The 6 Most Important Decisions You Will Ever Make. The book directs the six big choices teenagers will make in their teenage years. The six decisions are: School, Friends, Parents, Dating and Sex, Addictions, and Self Worth. Sean's latest book is called, "The 7 Habits of Happy Kids," which is an illustrated picture book directed to small children. This book quickly became a New York Times Best-Seller.

References

  1. ^ Brigham Young University - Official Athletic Website - All-Time Football Roster
  2. ^ Sean Covey - biography, plus book reviews & excerpts
  3. ^ While BYU was winning its first national championship, - 09.04.85 - SI Vault
  4. ^ Sean Covey
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