A product of determination, Percell is a New York City Based Private Personal Trainer, NIKE/Jordan Brand Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Black Roses NYC member, Castle Athletics AAU Basketball Coach, Writer at Huffington Post and Askmen.com, and Fitness Model. Percell was introduced to the culture of sports & fitness at the tender age of 6, when he joined the Coney Island Sharks Pop Warner Football Program, founded by the late New York City youth Football Legend, Coach Ruben Sanchez.
Percell went on to become a 2-Time News Day and Daily News All-City High School Football player, All-State Golden 50 High School Football Player, and was nationally ranked as one of the top High School Football Recruits in the north east on rivals.com, while attending Brooklyn's Powerhouse, Fort Hamilton High School.
Percell went on to be named to the Freshman All Conference Football Team while attending C.W. Post/Long Island University and also contributed as a reserve on the Mens Basketball Team. He later transferred to the University at Buffalo's Football Team. Upon the expiration of his college eligibility, Percell moved back to his hometown and began training for the NFL's Super Regional Combine, under the tutelage of James McCourt and Mike Wright of One On One Physical Therapy/ Sports Performance.
After coming to terms with not playing in the NFL, Percell suddenly found himself at a pivotal crossroads. What exactly was he going to do? Initially finding a job in digital Ad sales, he landed his first fitness job at New York Sports Club. He later transitioned to work at Equinox as a Tier 3 Personal Trainer. After learning the ins and outs of the fitness industry, Percell realized that in order to impact the culture of fitness and Sports, he needed to do things on his own. And look, he's doing just that.
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