The Aiming For A Cure Foundation is built upon a foundation of committed people with a great passion to help children and their families that suffer from various forms of cancer.

Jim Jensen

Jim Jensen

Former NFL Player Former Iowa Hawkeye Iowa HS Football HOF

Jim Jensen is originally from Davenport, Iowa. Jim was a collegiate all-star running back and track star at the University of Iowa and was a 2 sport letterman earning 8 varsity letters, in addition to a degree in Business Administration. He was a second-round draft choice of the Dallas Cowboys in 1976 and played 7 years as a running back in the NFL. He spent 4 years with the Denver Broncos and led the team in rushing and receiving in 1980. He also played in Super Bowl XII with the Broncos when they played the Dallas Cowboys. He finished his career by playing two seasons for the Green Bay Packers under then head coach, Bart Starr.  He is a member of the Iowa High School Football Hall of Fame and the Quad Cities Sports Hall of Fame.  Following his football career, Jim spent 30 years in the advertising field as a commercial artist, creative director, and marketing consultant in Colorado. Jim has served as Board President of the Colorado Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and has volunteered much of his time to help other children’s causes such as juvenile diabetes, the March of Dimes, Sturge-Weber syndrome, and pediatric sarcomas.  Jim is an avid motorcyclist and outdoorsman and currently lives on Rose Lake in western/central Minnesota.

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