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About Tim Tebow

Athlete, Media Icon, 3x NY Times Best-Selling Author, Global Speaker, Businessman, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Believer.

Who is Tim Tebow?

Timothy Richard Tebow, born August 14, 1987, in Makati, the Philippines to missionary parents Bob and Pam Tebow, is an American professional baseball player, former professional football player, 3x NY Times best-selling author, international speaker, and ESPN sports broadcaster. He played college football for the University of Florida, and in 2007 became the first player to win the Heisman Trophy as a sophomore. Tim is also a 2x BCS National Champion. In the NFL, Tim played for the Denver Broncos, the New York Jets, the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles. He is currently playing baseball as an outfielder and designated hitter with the New York Mets MLB team.

Career Timeline

  • 1987

    Tim poses with a football at age six months. The youngest of five children, he came from an athletic family and began playing football as a toddler.
  • 1991

    Tim moves to the US with his family from the Philippines (4 years old).
  • 2002

    Tim visits the Philippines for his first mission trip.
  • 2003

    Tim transfers to Nease High School.
  • 2005

    Tim leads Nease High School to State Championship.
  • 2006-2009

    Tim accepts athletic scholarship to the University of Florida.
  • 2006 & 2008

    2x SEC Champion.
  • 2007 & 2008

    2x BCS Champion. As a standout quarterback at the University of Florida, Tim leads the school to two BCS National Championships.
  • 2007

    Heisman Trophy Winner. In 2007, while playing at the University of Florida, Tim becomes the first homeschooled athlete and college sophomore to win the Heisman Trophy.
  • 2008 & 2009

    2x SEC Player of the Year.
  • 2008 & 2009

    2x Heisman Trophy finalist.
  • 2010

    The Denver Broncos select Tim in the First Round (25th overall) of the NFL draft.
  • 2010

    Tim establishes the Tim Tebow Foundation.
  • 2011

    Tim helps lead the Denver Broncos to reach the playoffs.
  • 2012

    Through My Eyes becomes a NY Times Best-Seller.
  • 2012

    Tim leads the Denver Broncos to a playoff win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • 2012

    Tim signs with the New York Jets.
  • 2013

    Tim signs with the New England Patriots.
  • 2014

    Tim signs with ESPN as a College Football Analyst.
  • 2014

    The Tim Tebow Foundation opens the Tebow CURE Hospital in Davao City.
  • 2015

    Tim signs with the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • 2016 - Present

    Tim signs with the New York Mets Organization.
  • 2016

    SHAKEN becomes a #1 NY Times Bestseller.
  • 2018

    This Is The Day becomes a NY Times Bestseller.
  • 2019

    Tim’s first movie project as Executive Producer, Run The Race debuts in theaters.

Timmy's Favorite Things

  • Favorite Movie - Braveheart
  • Favorite Night of the Year - Night to Shine
  • Favorite Holiday - Christmas
  • Favorite Keto Snack - Biltong
  • Favorite Board Game - Rummikub
  • Favorite App Game - Luminosity
  • Favorite Broadway Play - Hamilton
  • Favorite Music - Country

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