Public Figure Profiles

Johnny Bright

John Dee Bright (June 11, 1930 – December 14, 1983) was an American professional football player in the Canadian Football League. He played college football at Drake University. He is a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation's College Football Hall of Fame, the Missouri Valley Conference Hall of Fame, the Edmonton Eskimos Wall of Honour, the Alberta Sports Hall of Fame, and the Des Moines Register's Iowa Sports Hall of Fame.

In 1951, Bright was named a First Team College Football All-American, and was awarded the Nils V. "Swede" Nelson Sportsmanship Award. In 1969, Bright was named Drake University's greatest football player of all time. Bright is the only Drake football player to have his jersey number (No. 43) retired by the school, and in June 2006, received honorable mention from ESPN.com senior writer Ivan Maisel, as one of the best college football players to ever wear No. 43. In February 2006, the football field at Drake Stadium, in Des Moines, Iowa, was named in his honor. In November 2006, Bright was voted one of the CFL's Top 50 players (No. 19) of the league's modern era by Canadian sports network TSN.On October 20, 1951, Bright was the victim of an intentional, racially motivated, on-field assault by an opposing college football player from Oklahoma A&M (now Oklahoma State University) that was captured in a widely disseminated and Pulitzer Prize-winning photo sequence, and eventually came to be known as the "Johnny Bright incident."

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Some of their strengths

Johnny Bright has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Energetic, Intelligent, Passionate, Optimistic, Adventurous, Independent, and Insightful.

Charming and Quick-witted

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Johnny Bright is someone who is a charming, quick-witted, and energetic person who combines passion and intelligence with an ability to feel what others are feeling and to effectively communicate with them. A person who is ambitious and motivated.

Adventurous and Free

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Johnny Bright well know them as someone who can be talented, wayward and free, like a big river or the ocean.

Independent and Organized

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Johnny Bright as someone who is independent, organized, inventive, and generous.

A person who is curious and a loves learning, who seems to always know what to say, who has an optimism that can overcome any difficult situation, and who seems to be able to master almost any skill.

Wise and Deep

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Johnny Bright is someone who tends to have an internal innate wisdom, and who people tend to see as an "old soul".

They are also someone who is reflective, mysterious, and purposeful, who enjoys quiet and solo work, and who thrives in positions where there is no need to report to someone else.

Logical and Reasonable

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Johnny Bright tends to be someone who is understanding, logical, and reasonable. Who can be intellectual and intuitive, speak the truth at any cost, be witty and sociable, and live life to its fullest.

Some of Johnny Bright's challenges

While Johnny Bright has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Johnny Bright can be Self-centered, Domineering, Hypocritical, Impulsive, Careless, Difficult, and Perfectionist.

Hypocritical and Self-centered

One of Johnny Bright's key challenges is that they are someone who can be perceived as hypocritical and self-centered.

Johnny Bright must also exercise caution as they can have a hard time reconciling wants and needs.

Domineering and Impatient

Johnny Bright is someone who can be demanding, egotistical, and controlling, can have a lack of judgment regarding personal finances, be argumentative and stubborn, and who can have a tendency to be withdrawn and spend time in self-imposed isolation.

Indecisive and Distracted

Finally, Johnny Bright also can have a hard time staying focused and can easily become restless.

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